Sanfrecce Hiroshima

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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 - )[1]
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[2] in Hiroshima.[3] The club is in the Japanese professional soccer league (J league). The club color is purple.

History[change | change source]

The club was founded in 1938.[3]

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

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Notable achievement[change | change source]

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.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 新監督に森保氏 クラブ初「生え抜き」 Chugoku Shimbun, December 4, 2011; retrieved 2012-6-19.(WebCite archived)
  2. Jsoccer.com, "Japan J.League Teams"; retrieved 2012-7-5.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Soccerway.com, "Sanfrecce Hiroshima"; retrieved 2012-3-2.
  4. WebJapan.org, "Striker Sato Stakes a Claim for a World Cup Place" May 12, 2006; retrieved 20121-7-5.

Other websites[change | change source]

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