Honda Lock SC
|Full name||Honda Lock Soccer Club|
Miyazaki Ikime no Mori Ivy Stadium|
|League||Japan Football League|
|Website||Club home page|
Honda Lock S.C. (ホンダロックSC Honda Rokku Esu Shī) are a Japanese football (soccer) club based in Miyazaki, the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture. They play in the Japan Football League. Their team colour is red.
The club was founded in 1964 by the factory workers of Honda Lock Manufacturing Co., an affiliate company of Honda Motor. They were promoted to the Kyushu Regional League in 1997 and acquired official backing from the company in 1999. They won the Kyushu Regional League in 2004 and were accepted by the Japan Football League following the Regional League promotion series.
They spent two years in the JFL but were relegated to the Kyūshū Regional League for the 2007 season after they lost to F.C. Gifu in the promotion/relegation play-offs.
Honda Lock returned to the JFL in 2009 after placing third in the 2008 Regional League promotion series.
Results in JFL
2006: 18th (relegated)
2007: (Kyushu Regional League)
2008: (Kyushu Regional League) 3rd, promoted as 3rd place in the Regional League promotion series
2015: 9th 2016: 4th
As of September 12, 2015 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- (Japanese) Official Website