Avispa Fukuoka

Avispa Fukuoka (アビスパ福岡, Abisupa Fukuoka) is a Japanese professional football club, currently play in the J1 League. The team is located in Hakata, Fukuoka. “Avispa” means “wasp” in Spanish. They were originally called Fujieda Blux and based in Fujieda, Shizuoka before moving to Fukuoka in 1994. After becoming the champions of 1995 Japan Football League as Fukuoka Blux, and being admitted to the J. League since 1996 season, Avispa Fukuoka has the longest history as a J. League club being uncrowned in any nationwide competitions such as J. League Division 1, Division 2, J. League Cup, or Emperor’s Cup.

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Full name Avispa Fukuoka
Nickname(s) Avi, Hachi (Hornet, in Japanese), Meishu
Founded 1982; 39 years ago (moved to Fukuoka in 1995)
Ground Best Denki Stadium
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
Capacity 22,563
Manager Shigetoshi Hasebe
League J1 League
2020 J2 League, 2nd Increase (promoted)
Website Club website

Honours

  • Japan Football League/J2 League (second tier)
    • Champions: 1995
    • Runners-up: 2005
  • Japan Football League Division 2 (third tier)
    • Champions: 1992
  • Shakaijin Cup:
    • Champions: 1989, 1990

Team Roster

2021 Team Roster
(Updated 28-02-2021(
Manager : Shigetoshi Hasebe
Takumi Yamanoi (Goalkeeper)
Rikihiro Sugiyama (Goalkeeper)
Masaaki Murakami (Goalkeeper)
Takumi Nagaishi (Goalkeeper)
Masato Yuzawa
Carlos Gutierrez
Emil Salomonsson
Daiki Miya
Takaaki Shichi
Kennedy Egbus Mikuni
Naokş Wako
Kaito Kuwahara
Douglas Groli
Tatsuki Nara
Kimiya Moriyama
Hiroyuki Mae
Takuya Shigehiro
Taro Sugimoto
Caue
Sotan Tanabe
Yuji Kitajima
Masakazu Yoshioka
Takeshi Kanamori
Juanma Delgado
Hisashi Jgo
Yuya Yamagishi
Daisuke Ishizu
Daiki Watari
Bruno Mendes