Basic information on sports teams in Yamagata Prefecture

Sports teams in Yamagata Prefecture include the following


Yamagata Wyvans

Yamagata Wyvanz is a member of the B2 of the B-League (Japan Professional Basketball League).

Team Name : Yamagata Wyevans
Home Town : Tendo City, Yamagata Prefecture
Origin of the team name : The team was named after the legendary dragon, Wyvern, by a public vote.
Year of establishment : 2013
Member of B1 League : None


Montedio Yamagata

Montedio Yamagata is a team in the J2 of the J-League.
They have won the J2 Fair Play Award two years in a row, in the 2019 and 2020 seasons.

Team : Montedio Yamagata
Home Town : Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture, etc.
Origin of the team name : The team name is a combination of the Italian words "Monte" meaning "mountain" and "Dio" meaning "God".
Year of J League membership : 1999
Major Titles : None
Time in J1 League : 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015


ND Soft Stadium Yamagata

ND Soft Stadium Yamagata, Montedio Yamagata's home, is located in the Yamagata Prefecture Sports Park. There is also a gymnasium and other sports facilities in the park. Getting to …

Tendo Sports Center Baseball Stadium

Tendo City Sports Center Baseball Stadium sometimes hosts official games of the second team of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. Getting to the Stadium The nearest station to the S …

Yamagata Big Wing

Yamagata Big Wing is a convention hall in Yamagata City. The area is only a 5-minute drive from the Yamagata City Sports Center. Professional wrestling is sometimes held at this ve …

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