1968 Japan Soccer League

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The 1968 season in Japanese football.

League Tables[edit]

Japan Soccer League[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD Notes
1. Toyo Industries 21 10 1 3 31 11 +20 Champions
2. Yanmar Diesel 19 7 5 2 29 18 +11
3. Mitsubishi Motors 18 7 4 3 25 18 +11
4. Yawata Steel 17 7 3 4 32 19 +13
5. Furukawa Electric 17 7 3 4 24 17 +7
6. Nagoya Mutual Bank 9 3 3 8 17 25 -8
7. Hitachi 8 3 2 9 17 31 -14 To Promotion/Relegation Series
8. Nippon Kokan 3 0 3 11 10 46 -36

Promotion/Relegation Series[edit]

JSL 1st leg 2nd leg Senior Cup
Hitachi 1-0 3-2 Urawa Club (Cup runner-up)
Nippon Kokan 1-0 0-1 Toyota Motors (Cup winner)

No relegations.

Team of the Year[edit]

Position Footballer Club Nationality
GK Kenzo Yokoyama (3) Mitsubishi Motors  Japan
DF Hiroshi Katayama (3) Mitsubishi Motors  Japan
DF Masakatsu Miyamoto (3) Furukawa Electric  Japan
DF Mitsuo Kamata (2) Furukawa Electric  Japan
DF Yoshitada Yamaguchi (1) Hitachi  Japan
MF Aritatsu Ogi (3) Toyo Industries  Japan
MF Ryuichi Sugiyama (3) Mitsubishi Motors  Japan
MF Teruki Miyamoto (3) Yawata Steel  Japan
FW Shigeo Yaegashi (3) Furukawa Electric  Japan
FW Kunishige Kamamoto (1) Yanmar Diesel  Japan
FW Masashi Watanabe (1) Yawata Steel  Japan

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