| 10 August 2016|
| Kashima Soccer Stadium|
| Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan|
Ma Ning (Chinese Football Association)
2016 Recopa Sudamericana, 2014 Categoría Primera A, 2014 Copa Sudamericana Finals, Copa Mercosur
The 2016 Suruga Bank Championship (Japanese: スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ2016; Spanish: Copa Suruga Bank 2016) was the ninth edition of the Suruga Bank Championship, the club football match co-organized by the Japan Football Association, the football governing body of Japan, CONMEBOL, the football governing body of South America, and J.League, the professional football league of Japan, between the winners of the previous season's J.League Cup and Copa Sudamericana.
The match was contested between Japanese team Kashima Antlers, the 2015 J.League Cup winners, and Colombian team Santa Fe, the 2015 Copa Sudamericana winners. It was hosted by Kashima Antlers at the Kashima Soccer Stadium in Kashima on 10 August 2016.
Santa Fe defeated Kashima Antlers 1–0 to win their first Suruga Bank Championship title, and their second international title following their 2015 Copa Sudamericana triumph.
2016 Suruga Bank Championship Wikipedia
The Suruga Bank Championship was played as a single match, with the J. League Cup winners hosting the match. If tied at the end of regulation, extra time would not be played, and the penalty shoot-out would be used to determine the winner. A maximum of seven substitutions may be made during the match.