Toyota Premier Cup- SCG Muangthong United (Thailand) vs Sanfrecce Hiroshima (Japan)
This is the most successful J-League team that J-League with 3 championships in the last 5 years, and the most competitive team to face the "Kirin," SCG MTUTD, Thai League Champions. The football reputations of Thailand and Japan are on display in the "Toyota Premier Cup," on Saturday 4 February 2017 at Supachalasai Stadium. The match kicks off at 7:00pm.
SANFRECCE HIROSHIMA PROFILE
Honours: 3 times J-League Champions (2012, 2013, 2015) 3 times Emperor Cup Champions (1965, 1967, 1969) 2016 Record: 6th place, J-League
Style of play: They pay more attention to passing through the channel than a long-ball game from the back even by the touchlines, yet there are various styles of attacking. Their secret weapon is a far-shooting from the second line. However, many top players are now weary and this has a great impact on the team, especially when Hisato Sato, the iconic captain resigned.
Head Coach: Hachime Moriyasu He is the genuine genius who has led Sanfracce to League Champions 3 times, which is not a coincidence. He always amazes opponents with his intelligence in adjusting tactics.
Team Captain: Toshihiro Aoyama When Hisato Sato, the 10 year experienced captain, left the squad, this duty fell upon Aoyama's shoulders. Aoyama obtained the 2015 J-League MVP award. He was once a trainee of the team and has a high quality of leadership.
Star Player: Masato Kudo Masato Kudo was Kasiwa Reysol's former forwardfrom 2011 J-League before he joined the American team the Vancouver White Caps. Kudo has just returned to his motherland. It is possible that he might be thirsty in breaking records to provide him a way to the Japan National Team.
A goal Scorer: Anderson Lopez (Brazil)
This new goal scorer comes with new anticipation in conceding the opponent. This being his first time playing overseas, Anderson Lopez wants to prove his excellence.
Hot Information: Sanfrecce means three arrows. This is one of the Japanese legends based on the story that the governor taught his three sons of harmony in clans, "while a single arrow might be easily snapped, three arrows held together, would not be broken." This became the insight of harmony which has been implemented in Japanese people's hearts.
Don't miss it!! The campaign of reputations and friendship between Thailand and Japan int the "Toyata Premier Cup." SCG MTUTD plays Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday 4 February 2017 at Supachalasai Stadium at 7:00 pm.
Tickets are available at every branch of Thai Ticket Major, priced 100 & 200 baht. Call 02-262-3456