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Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Full name Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Nickname(s) Sanfrecce, Sanfre
Founded 1938
Ground Hiroshima Big Arch
Ground Capacity 50,000
Chairman Yūichi Mototani
Manager Hajime Moriyasu (Dec. 2011 - )
League J. League 1
2011 J. League 1, 7th

Sanfrecce Hiroshima (サンフレッチェ広島 , Sanfuretche Hiroshima) is a Japanese professional football club in Hiroshima. The club is in the Japanese professional soccer league (J league). The club color is purple.


The club was founded in 1938.

  • 1938-1980 Toyo Industries S.C.
  • 1981-1992 Mazda S.C.
  • 1992-present Sanfrecce Hiroshima

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League position

Former position

Notable achievement

The team has some notable achievements.

In 2006, Hisato Sato set a league record for the fastest goal in a match. In a game against Cerezo Osaka, he scored in just eight seconds after play began.

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