Japan paid attention to the K-League, which won the ‘Asia Triple Crown’.
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) recently released the 2022 world professional football league rankings. Among Asian Football Confederation (AFC) member countries, the K-League ranked first (18th overall), while the Japanese J-League ranked second (30th overall).
In Asia, Jeonbuk Hyundai ranked first, Ulsan Hyundai ranked second, and Daegu FC ranked fourth in the professional football club rankings. On the other hand, the prestigious Urawa Reds of the J-League were in 5th place. 토토사이트
Incheon Hyundai Steel and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power of the WK League ranked first and second in the women’s soccer club rankings. Japan’s Urawa Reds and Ainak Kobe tied for third place.
With this, the Korean K-League won the Asian Triple Crown, ahead of the Japanese J-League in the league, club, and women’s club rankings.
On the 31st, Japanese media ‘Tokyo Sports’ paid attention to the fact that the J-League was pushed to the K-League. The media said, “Korea’s progress was striking in the team rankings, club rankings, and women’s club divisions. In both men’s and women’s clubs, the Korean team was overwhelming, ranking first and second.”
The media said, “There may be differences in evaluation criteria, but Japan’s efforts are required.”