Basic information on professional sports teams in Yamanashi Prefecture

The sports teams in Yamanashi Prefecture include the following


Ventforet Kofu (J-League)

Ventforet Kofu competes in the J-League, J2 division.

City: Kofu City, Yamanashi
Team Name Origin:
One of Japan's most famous warlords who was based in Yamanashi Prefecture was Shingen Takeda. The characters written on his banner were wind, forest, fire, and mountain. The name of the club is a combination of the French words "Van" meaning "wind" and "Foret" meaning "forest".
Year of Joined the J League: 1999
Titles: None
Highest Ranking: 13th (2014,2015)


Yamanashi Queen Bees (Japan Women's Basketball League)


Sannichi YBS Stadium

Sannichi YBS Baseball Stadium is located in Kose Sports Park in Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture. The stadium has hosted official professional baseball games, and the first official …

Nirasaki Central Park Athletic Field

Nirasaki Central Park Athletic Field is located in Nirasaki City, Yamanashi Prefecture. The J-League club Vanforre Kofu sometimes practices at this park. According to the official …

Nissei Minami-Alps Stadium

Nissei Minami-Alps Stadium is an athletic stadium located in Kushigata Sogo Park in Minami-Alps City. It is sometimes used as a training ground for Ventforet Kofu. Getting to the S …

Kofu Civic Center

Kofu Civic Center is a venue where the T-League table tennis tournament is sometimes held. Inside the Hall, there is the Yamano-Miyako Arena where table tennis matches are held, as …

JIT Recycle Ink Stadium

JIT Recycle Ink Stadium is the home stadium of the J-League team "Vanforet Kofu." It is an athletic stadium-type soccer stadium located in Kose Sports Park, a large complex with a …

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