2016 Suruga Bank Championship
|Date||10 August 2016|
|Venue||Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima|
|Referee||Ma Ning (China)|
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.
|Team||Association / Confederation||Qualification||Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)|
|Kashima Antlers||Japan Football Association||2015 J.League Cup winners||2 (2012, 2013)|
|Santa Fe||CONMEBOL||2015 Copa Sudamericana winners||None|
The Suruga Bank Championship was played as a single match, with the J. League Cup winner 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.
10 August 2016
|Kashima Antlers||0–1||Santa Fe|
| Report (JFA)
Report (J. League)
- "Copa Suruga Bank: Independiente Santa Fe enfrentará el 10 de agosto al Kashima Antlers" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 20 April 2016.
- "Otro título para CONMEBOL: Independiente Santa Fe es campeón de la Suruga Bank" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 10 August 2016.
- "Copa Sudamericana 2015 – Reglamento" (PDF) (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com.
- スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ2016, Japan Football Association (Japanese)
- スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ2016, J. League (Japanese)
- Copa Suruga Bank, CONMEBOL.com (Spanish)