1996 Japan Football League

Statistics of Japan Football League in the 1996 season.


It was contested by 16 teams, and Honda won the championship. However, citing continuing corporate ownership, they were refused promotion by the J. League, who took in the runner-up, Vissel Kobe, instead.

Newly promoted before the season were Nippon Denso, later known as F.C. Kariya, and Oita Trinity, later known as Oita Trinita.

League standings

1Honda30255833575Champions (Refused promotion)
2Vissel Kobe30255783275Promoted to J. League
3Tokyo Gas30246632873
4Tosu Futures302010684362Folded
5Consadole Sapporo302010604362
6Brummell Sendai301812675256
7Otsuka Pharmaceuticals301812564155
8Montedio Yamagata301614454949
9Fujitsu Kawasaki301515484545
10Oita Trinity301317425239
11Ventforet Kofu301119505633
12Cosmo Oil Yokkaichi301119456133Folded
13NTT Kanto30723365523
16Seino Transportation30525288215


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