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Kitakyushu Soccer Team to Enter J2 League

New Wave Kitakyushu, a soccer team in the Japan Football League, defeated a team from Takasaki 2-1 to finish in the top four and thereby earn a promotion to the J2 League, the second rank of Japan’s premier J League. The promotion is expected to be confirmed at a J League director’s meeting at the end of the month. The team will be Kyushu’s fifth in the J League and the second in Fukuoka Prefecture. It also will become Kitakyushu’s first professional sports team.

Published: Nov 26, 2009 / Last Updated: Nov 26, 2009

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