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Kansai Football 2020

Japan Collegiate American Football Association Logo (Flag)
Japan Collegiate American Football Association Logo (Flag) [References: 1]

Division 1

Quarterfinals

Ritsumeikan University Panthers ○ 36-3 ● Momoyama Gakuin St. Andrews University Thundering Legion Lions

Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters ○ 55-13 ● Doshisha University Wild Rover

Kansai University Kaisers ○ 24-16 ● Kyoto University Gangsters

Kobe University Ravens ○ 15-10 ● Kinki University Big Blue

Semifinals

Ritsumeikan University Panthers ○ 24-14 ●  Kansai University Kaisers

Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters ○ 35-14 ● Kobe University Ravens

Final

Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters ○ 16-14 ● Ritsumeikan University Panthers

Challenge Games

Kyoto University Gangsters ○ 48-13 ● Momoyama Gakuin St. Andrews University Thundering Legion Lions

Doshisha University Wild Rover ○ 17-0 ● Kinki University Big Blue

Momoyama Gakuin St. Andrews University Thundering Legion Lions ○ 17-14 ● Kinki University Big Blue

Kyoto University Gangsters ○ 16-13 ● Doshisha University Wild Rover

Kansai University Kaisers ○ 38-10 ● Kobe University Ravens

Division 2

Quarterfinals

Osaka Prefecture University Shrikes ○ 20-13 ● Kyoto Sangyo University Sagittarius

Konan University Red Gang ○ 44-9 ● Osaka University Tridents

Ryukoku University Seahorse ○ 27-0 ● Osaka Kyoiku University Dragons

Kobe Gakuin University Navy Seals ○ 17-10 ● University of Hyogo Trailblazers

Semifinals

Konan University Red Gang ○ 29-15 ●  Osaka Prefecture University Shrikes

Ryukoku University Seahorse ○ 32-14 ● Kobe Gakuin University Navy Seals

Final

Konan University Red Gang ○ 13-10 ● Ryukoku University

Challenge Games

Kyoto Sangyo University Sagittarius ○ 27-15 ● Osaka University Tridents

Osaka Kyoiku University Dragons ○ 37-20 ● University of Hyogo Trailblazers

Kyoto Sangyo University Sagittarius ○ 24-14 ● Osaka Kyoiku University Dragons

Osaka University Tridents ○ 28-11 ● University of Hyogo Trailblazers

Osaka Prefecture University Shrikes ○ 17-15 ● Kobe Gakuin University Navy Seals

Division 3

Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences Spartans ○ 31-0 ● Osaka University of Economics Bombers

Okayama University Badgers ○ 12-10 ● Shiga University Gladiators

Osaka Sangyo University Lions ○ 41-7 ● Osaka University of Economics Bombers

Okayama University Badgers ○ 13-10 ● Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences Spartans

Shiga University Gladiators ○ 26-7 ●  Osaka City University Golden Cedars

Shiga University Gladiators ○ 21-14 ● Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences Spartans

Osaka University of Economics Bombers ○ 23-14 ● Otemon Gakuin University Soldiers

Kyoto Institute of Technology Cougars ○ 13-0 ● Hannan University Fighting Bears

Osaka Sangyo University Lions ○ 23-14 ● Shiga University Gladiators

Otemon Gakuin University Soldiers ○ 22-15 ● Kyoto Institute of Technology Cougars

Kyoto Institute of Technology Cougars ○ 25-7 ● Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences Spartans

Division 3 (Unofficial table)WL
Okayama University Badgers20
Osaka Sangyo University Lions20
Kyoto Institute of Technology Cougars21
Shiga University Gladiators22
Otemon Gakuin University Soldiers11
Osaka University of Economics Bombers12
Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences Spartans13
Osaka City University Golden Cedars01
Hannan University Fighting Bears01
[References; compiled from results in 2]

Division 4

Kansai Gaidai University Lynx ○ 13-9 ● University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences Voyagers

Bukkyo University Hawks ○ 13-0 ● Kyoto Prefectural University Wyverns

Osaka Gakuin University Phoenix ○ 24-6 ● Osaka Electro-Communication University Black Angels

Osaka Gakuin University Phoenix ○ 20-7 ● University of Marketing & Distribution Sciences Voyagers

Bukkyo University Hawks ○ 34-13 ●  Osaka Electro-Communication University Black Angels

Setsunan University Blue Crush ○ 14-12 ● Osaka Gakuin University Phoenix

Bukkyo University Hawks ○ 22-6 ● University of Marketing & Distribution Sciences Voyagers

Division 4 (Unofficial)WL
Bukkyo University Hawks30
Kansai Gaidai University Lynx10
Setsunan University Blue Crush10
Osaka Gakuin University Phoenix21
University of Marketing & Distribution Sciences Voyagers03
Kyoto Prefectural University Wyverns01
Osaka Electro-Communication University Black Angels02

Division 3/4  Matchups

 (3) Osaka Sangyo University Lions ○ 21-21 ● Kansai Gaidai University Lynx (4)

(3) Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences Spartans ○ 29-6 ● Setsunan University Blue Crush (4)

(3) Hannan University Fighting Bears ○ 14-13 ● Kyoto Prefectural University Wyverns (4)

(4) Setsunan University Blue Crush ○ 14-0 ● Hannan University Fighting Bears (3)

Division 3 / 4 Match-Ups (Unofficial)WL
Osaka Sangyo University Lions (Div 3)10
Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences Spartans (Div 3)10
Setsunan University Blue Crush (Div 4)11
Hannan University Fighting Bears (Div 3)11
Kansai Gaidai University Lynx (Div 4)01
Kyoto Prefectural University Wyverns (Div 4)01
[References: Compiled from results in 1]

Report

With the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic in full swing, the 2020 Japan Collegiate American Football Association was reduced to just the Kansai Football Region, itself reduced to a series of Challenge Games and then knockout Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Final for Divisions 1 and 2. Division 1 Final was won by Kwansei Gakuin University Fighters and Division 2 Final was won by Konan University Red Gang.

Map of Kansai Region, Japan

References

Logo

[1] Tokai Collegiate American Football Association (2021) flag [Internet] Available from: http://www.tkcafa.jp/button/flag.gif [Accessed 2 May 2021]

Websites

[2] Kansai Collegiate American Football Association (2021) Schedule 2020 [Internet] Available from: http://www.kansai-football.jp/schedule/schedule2019_atm.html [Accessed 3 May 2021]

Online Translation Service

[7] Google Translate (2020) Japanese to English [Internet] Available from: https://translate.google.com/ [Accessed 22 October 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Caoilfhionn Nic Fhearai, Keiko, Grant Farrell and John Gunning

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy and John Gunning for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 4 May 2021

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2021

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