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Fagiano Okayama

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Full name  Fagiano Okayama FC
Ground Capacity  20,000
Website  Club home page
Arena/Stadium  City Light Stadium
League  J2 League
Nickname(s)  Fagi (ファジ)
2016  6th
Founded  2003
Manager  Tetsu Nagasawa
Chairman  Masaaki Kimura
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Ground  Kanko Stadium Okayama, Okayama
Location  Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

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Fagiano Okayama is a football club from Okayama, Okayama, Japan. Fagiano currently play in the J2 League, the second-tier professional football league in the country. Fagiano in Italian means "pheasant", and it is a reference to the pheasant that was a companion of local legend character Momotarō. Their mascot Fagimaru is based on the specific species native to Japan, the green pheasant.


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They were formed in 1975 after the old Kawasaki Steel Mizushima F.C. moved to Kobe, who are now Vissel Kobe.

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The old boys of the club formed a new club which they called the "River Free Kickers" (RFK). For years thereafter the club played in the prefectural league. In 2003, they assumed the name "Fagiano Okayama" and began rising in the ranks.

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In 2005, Fagiano Okayama were promoted into the Chugoku Regional League. In July 2007, Fagiano became the first club ever to attain the J. League Associate Membership while still playing in a division below the JFL. On December 2, 2007, Fagiano gained promotion to the JFL courtesy of winning the first place in the regional playoff games.

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On 2008, they secured 4th place in the last JFL match week, thereby qualifying for J. League promotion below Tochigi S.C. and Kataller Toyama; on December 1 promotion was made official by J. League and Okayama competed in J2 for the first time in 2009.

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Their main sponsor is Okayama Gas and their back sponsor is the Sanyo Shinbun, a local newspaper in Okayama.

Record as J. League member

  • Tms. = Number of teams
  • Pos. = Position in league
  • Attendance/G = Average league attendance
  • Current squad

    As of 8 February 2017

    Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.


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