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29th (Tue) Oct 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC vs Pumas - Ken Hamaya

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Pumas - Ken Hamaya
After nearly one month from the last win against Sala, BEFC faced the last season D1 champion - Pumas FC. With some late dropouts, two of BEFC players needed to start in the second favorite position - Katsu as CB and Yuki as FB but they did a great job for the team. BEFC was well motivated for the...
01st (Tue) Oct 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC vs Sala - Frederico Giacomini

Adecco BEFC MVP vs Sala FC - Frederico Giacomini
After losing out to Sala in the final match of last season, and losing not just the match, but the Division title there was some revenge to be had! Sala versus BEFC games are always intense and eventful. This match wasn't going to disappoint. Sala had drafted in some new British players into their...
20th (Fri) Sep 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC vs Hibernian - Kentaro Ogawa

Adecco MVP BEFC vs Hibernian - Kentaro Ogawa
BEFC continued their return to division 1 with a tough match up against the recent perenial champions of the TML - Hibernian. The last time these sides faced on at the beginning of the season, BEFC were on the end of a heavy beating and discord, so this time with lessons learnt BEFC were looking to...
17th (Tue) Sep 2019

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Sagarmatha - Akito Shimizu

Adecco MVP BEFC Lions vs Sagarmatha - Akito Shimizu
Lions headed off into their first game of the season with some old and new faces in the lineup at the convenient Sugamo pitch, where they would love to play again soon! Early morning kick-off with the whole squad on time (!) and ready to play, after some light jogging and passing around Lions...
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...

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