Last updated : Wednesday, 29 November 2023


The B League is an amateur football league in Japan. It was founded in 2016 and consists of two divisions, B1 and B2. The B1 division has 24 teams and the B2 division has 14 teams. Each division is further divided into two conferences, East and West.

The B League is a professional league, but it is not as high-level as the J League. The B League is a good place for young players to develop their skills and get experience playing at a high level.

B League action

The B League is also a good place for amateur players to play competitive football. The B League is a great way to stay active and have fun playing the game.


The B League was founded in 2016 as a merger of the Japan Football League (JFL) and the Japan Regional Leagues (JFL). The JFL was the top amateur football league in Japan, while the JFL was a collection of regional leagues.

B League match

The B League was created to provide a more professional environment for amateur football in Japan. The B League is also designed to be a stepping stone to the J League, the top professional football league in Japan.

Season Format

The B League season runs from March to December. Each team plays 34 games in the regular season, 17 home games and 17 away games. The top two teams in each division at the end of the regular season qualify for the promotion playoffs. The winners of the promotion playoffs are promoted to the next higher division.

B League teams

The bottom two teams in each division at the end of the regular season are relegated to the next lower division.


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