One of the most successful clubs currently in J-League 2 they have challenged for the J-League title recently, and won the J-League Cup while being managed by Ivica Osim before he became Japan NT manager. This is their first season outside the top flight in 44 years.
Playing in front of big crowds they will be hoping for promotion back to J-League 1.
Their full name is JEF United Ichihara Chiba after multiple amalgamations between JR East and Furukawa electric, and the cities of Chiba and Ichihara.
Based : Chiba, Kanto
Stadium : Fukuda Denshi Arena (19,781)
Years in J-league 1 : 17
Years in J-league 2 : 1
English fan-site : FF2FF