This is the basic information about the professional sports teams in Kagoshima Prefecture.
Kagoshima Prefecture is currently home to Kagoshima United FC of the J-League and the Kagoshima Revenays of the B-League. Both are based at venues in Kagoshima City.
Kagoshima United FC
Kagoshima United FC is a J3 team in the J-League.
You can see the powerful Sakurajima Island from the main stand of the home stadium.
Home town : Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Stadium : Shiranami Stadium
Year of J League membership : 2016
J2 League membership : 2019
J1 League membership : None
Origin of the team name : United means unity in English and the name of the region was added to the name to make it simple and easy to remember.
Kagoshima Rebnais are a B3 team in the B League (Japan Professional Basketball League). Kagoshima started the 2016-2017 season in B2, the inaugural season of the B-League, but due to financial problems, the team was relegated to B3 without a B2 license for the next season.
Home town : Kagoshima city, Kagoshima prefecture
Arena : Nishihara Shokai Arena
Year of establishment : 2008
Club mascot : Rebunyan
Tenure in B2 League : 2016
Origin of the team name : The team name was coined by combining the first letter of the former team name Renova (RE) and the Kagoshima dialect word "Bunise" which means a strong man who is not decorated.