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03rd (Tue) Sep 2019

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Kanto Celts - Yu Sasada

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Kanto Celts - Yu Sasada
BEFC made their return to division 1 with a well earned comeback from three goals down to draw with last season's D1 runners up Kanto Celts. It was definitely a hot one, with 20 minute water breaks being introduced as the sun beat down on the pitch. Despite the heat or maybe helped by it, it was a...
20th (Sat) Jul 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC vs Sala - Kenta Nagasawa

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Sala FC - Kenta Nagasawa
The last game of the season was the big showdown with arch rival Sala Fc for the title of Division 2 Championships. Sadly it didn't go BEFC's way and we won't dwell in that too much. Sala are BEFC's nemesis, it was an intense and enthralling game and we respect Sala are a very good side. However we...
26th (Wed) Jun 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC vs Shane FC - Carlos Moreno

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Shane FC - Carlos Moreno
On a late Sunday night in Saitama, BEFC lined up against Shane FC for a must win match to line up the stella finale with Sala FC for the TML Division 2 Championship. BEFC Captain Ben Palmer had joked that half of winning this match required getting 11 players to the pitch on time, although this...
26th (Wed) Jun 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Eastern Capital - Benjamin Knott

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Eastern Capital - Benjamin Knott
BEFC Lions went to face Eastern Capital FC with a depleted squad in the early Japanese summer heat. With Kaz and Toshi injured in the previous match, others unable to come because they actually have a social life, and 4 of our players also playing in the BEFC game that took place on the same pitch...
12th (Wed) Jun 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Saitama Jets - Akito Shimizu

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Saitama Jets - Akito Shimizu
BEFC Lions went into this game after over a month’s break with high hopes after their opponents, Saitama Jets had just been beaten 11-0 by Clash. The team travelled to the most inaccessible pitch in the league, Redsland for this game on a Sunday evening, with a squad full of Lions-only players. The...
06th (Thu) Jun 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC vs SUNS - James Pounder

Adecco BEFC MVP vs SUNS - James Pounder
The big match in deciding the possible division two champions featured a full captains debut for Nils Simon with Ben Palmer away in the UK, and BEFC debut for Kenta Nagasawa. This match would be crucial in the current 3-way fight for the title with the loser very unlikely to claim the crown and the...
02nd (Sun) Jun 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Ladies Shibuya-ku Ladies Futsal Tournament - Ayuko Suehiro

On May 19th BEFC Ladies participated at the annual Ladies Futsal Tournament hosted by Shibuya – ku. It was debut game of our new captains, Tomo and Sharon, and also the last tournament for Elayne who has been with the team since February. We struggled a little bit against the first team and let...
26th (Sun) May 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Albion Old Boys - Mark Kuroda

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Albion Old Boys - Mark Kuroda
BEFC Lions went into this game with a large squad, with enough of a safety-cushion in the league table to play without fear. The Lions started brightly, attacking the Old Boys multiple times, but by the end of the first half, only had one goal to show for it. Charles had done well to get onto the...
17th (Fri) May 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC vs FC Sagarmatha - Timothy Witvliet

Adecco BEFC MVP vs FC Sagarmatha - Timothy Witvliet
After a long break for the Golden Week and Reiwa Era holidays, BEFC got back into the action in the rematch against FC Sagarmatha. After dropping points to Dutch FC in the chase for the division 2 top spot BEFC needed a win to keep the pressure on returning league leaders SUNS. In the normal '...
24th (Wed) Apr 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Esperanza KIWL Futsal Cup - Ben Palmer

Adecco MVP BEFC Esperanza KIWL Futsal Cup - Ben Palmer
On April 20th, BEFC's futsal team headed down to Kawasaki to take part in the KIWL / Esperanza Futsal Cup. NPO Esperanza are BEFC's supported organisation and KIWL had organised this event to raise awareness and funding or Esperanza's mission in providing a place and opportunity for people with...
22nd (Mon) Apr 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs King George - Charles Mitchell

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs King George - Charles Mitchell
BEFC Lions got up bright and early on a sunny Sunday morning to play King George FC. These games are always enjoyable and well-balanced. This game saw a debut for left-winger Toshiya Sugiyama, who fit straight into the squad with his impressive play and nice-guy personality. Mamoru continued to...
18th (Thu) Apr 2019

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Dutch FC - Olaf Marti Blancafort

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Dutch FC - Olaf Marti Blancafort
Having gone top of the division after the previous matches heroics, BEFC needed to keep on winning to stay ahead of SUNS who were playing the following day. However Dutch FC were a team who so far had been BEFC's toughest challenge with a hard fought 1 - 1 draw in their last encounter...
09th (Tue) Apr 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs K2 Expendables - Mamoru Katakami

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs K2 Expendables - Mamoru Katakami
BEFC Lions had to come back from a shocking defeat with a number of regulars missing this game against K2. With a limited number of subs, the team soaked up pressure before launching counter attacks. With Baptiste playing well on the wing, he dribbled into the box and won a penalty – his second in...
02nd (Tue) Apr 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Clash FC - Daniel Mendelssohn

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Clash FC - Daniel Mendelssohn
BEFC Lions felt confident going into this game as they had beaten Clash FC multiple times in the past, and Clash FC has spent much of this season at the bottom of the table. On a rainy Sunday, the Lions turned up to the pitch to see a load of unfamiliar faces in the opposition. As the game started...
20th (Wed) Mar 2019

Adecco BEFC MVP vs GUTS SC - Yu Sasada

Adecco BEFC MVP vs GUTS - Yu Sasada
In an important clash between the 2nd and 3rd positioned teams in the TML Division 2 title race BEFC took on GUTS SC without half of its usual defence. Against a team primarily known statswise for scoring a lot of goals it was going to be interesting. Lining up with an experimental 3-4-2-1...

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