J1 Fantasy Football
The J1 (for fantasy football ファンタジーサッカー ) League, also known as Nihon Pro Soccer League, is the 1.division for men in Japan. Also J1 has some of the biggest stars in soccer in Asia.
J1 is the best and most successful league in the football world in Asia. The season starts every year around february and ends in the december, so just about 2 month without any soccer.
Also the clubs of J1 or 日本プロサッカーリーグ are available to play in the so called AFC Champions league, same like the Championsleague in Europe.
Record winner of the AFC Champions League are Pohang Steeleres from South Korea with 3 victories so far.
Maybe you can see why we try to offer japanese Fantasy Football or ファンタジーサッカー you. The popularity in Japan of Daily Fantasy Soccer is growing each year, but is not that famous so far.
Japans Fantasy Football Leagueファンタジーサッカー will be one of the most exciting games for fantasy soccer games in the future.
J1 Fantasy Football
The most famous teams in the J1 are Sanfrecce Hiroshima (champions 2015) and Kashima Antlers, also the record champion with 8 victories so far.
Kashima Antlers just started their success story in 1994 when they contracted Joao Carlos, a very good brasilian coach back then. In 1996 they got their first title against Nagoya Grampus Eight and Yokohama Flügels
They have a really long and successfully tradition with foreign coaches like Toninho Cerezo or since 2006 Paulo Autuori. The knowledge they brought to Japan was a massive help for J1 in general.
J1 league is a really new product, just founded in 1993 but it was right away a big story and everybody was excited to play in the first division. Thats one of the reasons we try to give it a shot to offer that league for you
Record transfers for the league was mostly brasilian players like Leandro for ~7mio€ in 2009/2010 or Bare in 2008/2009 for approximatly 6mio€.
So if you are a fan of J1 league football, whats better then drafting your own stars together in your fantasy football or ファンタジーサッカー team?
You should consider playing on FantasyXL.com if you want to enjoy the best fantasy football ファンタジーサッカー experience! 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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The weather is also a big changing point for some players or some teams. Not everybody likes the swingy weather in Asia or Japan. Therefore we have our pretty cool weather feature where you can check the weather always if you wanna know whats going on on the field.
The japanese football is well known for a lot of sprints, a lot of goals and being just the most entertaining watch in asian football.
Our Fantasy Football Tips or ファンタジーフットボールのヒント are not for a total beginner, consider reading the rules or Frequently Asked Questions page first before understanding the complexity of our passion.
We recommend to play our weekly ファンタジーサッカー freerolls at first before risking any money. We promise that you will learn a lot about fantasy soccer in general and thats just a great way to enjoy the games even more!
Some of you might think every league is like the japanese J1 League. That is definitely not the case ! Every league (or fantasy league ファンタジーリーグ) is specific, such as more goals, more fouls and so on.
For example lets take a look at the Serie A in Italy. In the season 2015/2016 there were around 1700 yellow cards. In J1 there was just 1448 yellow cards throughout the season! Thats a huge difference and you should always think about stuff like that.
Just a prove that every league is pretty unique. So what fantasy football ( ファンタジーサッカー) tips you can get out of that? When you pick players for your team keep an eye to the overall statistics of the league as well. It is very important to notice how many goals or fouls there are in general.
Lets take a look at J1 League stats for scoring goals. If we look to France Ligue 1 with the same number of teams in the league, they scored 960 goals, that means 2,5 goals per game.
In Japans J1 league there are about 2,9 goals per game, that means you need more players who are good at the offensive instead of more defensive players in your squad.
We would recommend to you that you are deeply looking into some of the stats the various statistic sites offer. There you can find a lot of material for your ファンタジーサッカー success
Think Big. Play Big. Win Big – FantasyXL
Nr. of teams: 18
Main cup: J.League Cup
Most championships :
Kashima Antlers (8)
Most goals: Masashi Nakayama (207)
Most points ina season:
Verdy Kawasaki 1995 (108)
Most wins in a season:
Verdy Kawasaki 1995 (35)
Most goals in a season:
Jubilo Iwata 1998 (107)
Most losses in a season:
Gamba Osaka 1995 (34)