Gamba Osaka U-23
|Full name||Gamba Osaka Under-23|
Osaka Expo '70 Stadium |
Suita City Football Stadium
|Website||Club home page|
Gamba Osaka Under−23 is a Japanese football team based in Suita, Osaka. It is the reserve team of Gamba Osaka and currently plays in J3 League which they have done since their entry to the league at the beginning of the 2016 season. They play the majority of their home games at Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium with some being held at Suita City Football Stadium.
Gamba joined J3 League in 2016 along with the reserve teams of neighbours Cerezo Osaka and also F.C. Tokyo. None of these clubs are eligible for promotion to J2 League additionally they can only field 3 players over the age of 23. Gamba played their first J3 game on 13th March 2016, a 0-0 draw at home to Yokohama SSC in front of 3,359 spectators.
Record as J. League member
- Tms. = Number of teams
- Pos. = Position in league
- Attendance = Average league attendance per game
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
* = Overage player
Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Suita, Osaka. It served as the home of Gamba Osaka's first team between 1980 and 2015 before they moved to the nearby Suita City Football Stadium. The stadium is located inside the Expo Commemoration Park the site of Expo '70, a world's fair event held between March and September 1970. It is located approximately 1 minute's walk from Kōen-higashiguchi Station on the Osaka Monorail or alternatively 15 minute's walk from Bampaku-kinen-kōen Station which is also on the Osaka Monorail.
- Technical details:
- Dimensions: 106x68.9 meters
- Surface: Natural grass
- Capacity: 21,000 spectators (mostly seated)
- Opening year: 1972
- Address: 5-2 Senribanpakukoen, Suita, Osaka Prefecture 565-0826, Japan
- Official website (Japanese) (English)
- Official streaming site
- Official Facebook
- Official Twitter
- Official Instagram
- Official YouTube channel
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