J.LEAGUE, in cooperation with Thai League, will host “2019 J.LEAGUE ASIA CHALLENGE in Thailand” on January 26th and 27th. The competition is part of the J.LEAGUE Asian Strategy and it has been held since 2017. Being held for the third time, the competition will be in Thailand, where we signed a partnership agreement with the Thai League in 2012. From Japan, Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo and Sanfrecce Hiroshima will participate.

-Competition Overview -


■Organizer:Japan Professional Football League (J.LEAGUE), Thai League

■Partners:Mizuno Corporation, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Molten Corporation

■Match Fixtures:

Date Kickoff time
*Local time
Match Venue
26th Jan.
18:00 Chonburi FC vs Sanfrecce Hiroshima Chonburi
27th Jan.
18:00 Bangkok United vs Hokkaido
Consadole Sapporo
SCG Stadium

*There is 2 hour time difference between Thailand and Japan (e.g. Thailand 18:00, Japan 20:00)

■Participating Clubs:
Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo (2018 Meiji Yasuda J1 LEAGUE season ranked 4th)
Sanfrecce Hiroshima (2018 Meiji Yasuda J1 LEAGUE ranked 2nd)
Bangkok United FC (2018 Thai League 1 ranked 2nd)
Chonburi FC (2018 Thai League 1 ranked 9th)

in Thailand: True4U, True Vision
in Japan: TBD

*Further details on competition format and broadcasting to be announced as soon as decided.