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Kirin Cup

The Kirin Cup is an annual football tournament organised in Japan by the Kirin Corporation. Participants are either club teams or national teams, but the Japan national team is always a participant. Since 1992 only national teams have entered this competition. Japan is the current champion.

2008

The 18th Annual Kirin Cup features hosts Japan, Paraguay and Côte d'Ivoire. Japan won the tournament for the second year in a row, defeating Côte d'Ivoire on a goal by Keiji Tamada and drawing 0-0 with Paraguay. The opening match between the two visiting sides ended in a 1-1 draw.

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
4 2 1 1 0 1 0 1
2 2 0 2 0 1 1 0
1 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1

Results




2007

Colombia and Montenegro joined hosts Japan for the 17th annual Kirin Cup played in the first week of June. Japan and Colombia used the tournament as a warm-up before their participations at Asian Cup finals and the 2007 edition of Copa America respectively. The winners received $100,000 US, with the runners-up and the third placed team each receiving $50,000 US and $10,000 US respectively.

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
4 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2
4 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1
0 2 0 0 2 0 3 -3

Results




2006

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
4 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4
3 2 1 0 1 3 6 -3
1 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1



Winners/Finalists

Winners/Finalists as club competition

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