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Sagan Tosu
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Full name Sagan Tosu Football Club
Nickname(s) Sagan
Founded 1997; 22 years ago (1997)
Ground Tosu Stadium
Tosu, Saga
Ground Capacity 24,130
Chairman Minoru Takehara
Manager Kim Myung-hwi
League J1 League
2018 J1 League, 14th

Sagan Tosu (サガン鳥栖 Sagan Tosu) is a Japanese professional football club, currently playing in the J1 League. The team is located in Tosu, Saga Prefecture.

Sagan is a coined word with a couple of meanings behind it. One of its homophones is sandstone (砂岩 sagan) in Japanese. This symbolises many small elements uniting to form one formidable object, for example as a metaphor for a team.

History

The club was founded in 1987.

  • 1987-1994 PJM Futures
  • 1995-1996 Tosu Futures
  • 1997-present Sagan Tosu

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