Professional Sports Teams in Nagano

The sports teams in Nagano Prefecture include the following


AC Nagano Parceiro (J-League)

AC Nagano Parceiro competes in the J-League, J3 division.

City: Nagano City, Nagano
Team Name Origin:
The name of the region was added to Parceiro, which means "partner" in Portuguese.
Year of Joined the J League: 2014

Matsumoto Yamaga F.C. (J-League)

Matsumoto Yamaga FC competes in the J-League, J2 division.

City: Matsumoto City, Nagano
Team Name Origin:
When the club was founded in 1965, the team was named after a coffee shop in front of Matsumoto Station called "Yamaga" that the players loved to hang out at.
Year of Joined the J League: 2012
Titles: None
Highest Ranking: 16th (2015)


Shinshu Brave Warriors (B-League)

Shinshu Brave Warriors are a team in the B1 of the B-League (Japan Professional Basketball League).

They were promoted to B1 for the first time in the 2020-2021 season.
They have never won a B-League title.

Shinshu Brave Warriors are in B2 for the 2018-2019 season and are ranked 7th among B2 teams (18 teams) with an average attendance of 1,626 people per game in B2 games.

Team Information
Team: Shinso Brave Warriors
Location: Nagano
Team Name Origin: The name was coined by combining the nickname for the whole of Nagano Prefecture, Shinshu, and the word Brave Warriors, which means brave warrior in English.
Arena: White Ring
Year founded: 2011


Shinano Grandserows (BC League)


Big Hat

Big Hut was one of the main venues for ice hockey during the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. …


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