Junpiter Futbol Let’s Walk 2014 Again
Year 2014 has been a fantastic year for Junpiter Futbol (JPF)! Apart from our usual football coverages here in Singapore, our annual overseas football trips have also hit a new milestone. So beside major football
Year 2014 has been a fantastic year for Junpiter Futbol (JPF)! Apart from our usual football coverages here in Singapore, our annual overseas football trips have also hit a new milestone. So beside major football events held in Singapore, what are some football trips which Junpiter Futbol has engaged and covered in year 2014? Let Junpiter Futbol walk you through 2014 again…
Hyundai A-League, Sydney FC vs Central Coast Mariners
Junpiter Futbol traveled to Allianz Stadium to catch Sydney FC & former Italian International, Alessandro Del Piero in action, January 2014. To view more photos of our trip to Sydney, Click Here.
SingaCup Learning Trip/ Japan Football Trip, FC Tokyo
Junpiter Futbol visited J.League in March 2014. During the 5 days of stay in Japan, Junpiter Futbol visited 4 J.League clubs. First stop was FC Tokyo at Ajinomoto Stadium. With the accompany of club’s General Manager, Mr. Ogane and J.League Representative, Mr. Oya, we had an exclusive Stadium tour an hour just before the J.League match between FC Tokyo & Kawasaki Frontale kicked off. Junpiter Futbol even had the opportunity to inspect the football pitch while the players were warming up. To view more photos of our visit to FC Tokyo, Click Here.
Kashima Antlers FC & J.League U16 Challenge Cup
Junpiter Futbol studied J.League U16 Challenge Cup 2014 under the invitation of J.League. Junpiter Futbol also visited famous Kashima Antlers FC and Kashima Soccer Museum too. To view more photos of J.League U16 Challenge Cup and our visit to Kashima Antlers & Kashima Soccer Museum, Click Here.
Albirex Niigata FC, Japan Soccer College & Niigata Seiro Sports Center
After visited Kashima, Junpiter Futbol hit the road immediately and was at Niigata the very next day. Albirex Niigata official welcomed Junpiter Futbol at the train station and Junpiter Futbol was brought on an exclusive visit to Albirex Niigata FC’s Denka Big Swan Stadium, Japan Soccer College and Albirex Niigata FC training ground, Niigata Seiro Sports Center. To view more photos on our visit to Denka Big Swan Stadium, Japan Soccer College & Niigata Seiro Sports Center, Click Here.
Yokohama F.Marinos’ Marinos Town
Junpiter Futbol visited Yokohama F.Marinos’s training ground, Marinos Town where we got to meet up with the club’s General Manager, Mr. Shimojo Yoshiaki at the Club House. The club’s General Manager of Sponsor Sales, Mr. Hikasa Yoshiki and JFA Liaison Officer, Mr. Ono Satoshi also brought Junpiter Futbol on an exclusive visit to the training ground. To view more photos of our visit to Marinos Town, Click Here.
FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, Rio de Janeiro
Junpiter Futbol was at the biggest football event on the planet, FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014! Junpiter Futbol stayed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for a week and watched Argentina defeated World Cup debutant, Bosnia Herzegovina 2-1 at the famous and majestic Maracana Stadium. To view more photos of our visit to Rio de Janeiro & Maracana Stadium, Click Here.
Junpiter Futbol participated in a favela futebol (football) session with some of the locals staying at Favela Santa Marta (Botafogo), Rio de Janeiro. Partial amount of the participation fee would go into the rebuilding of the favela futebol community. We are glad that we are able to contribute a little to the Beautiful Game. To view more photos on our visit to Favela Santa Marta and the Favela futebol, Click Here. Our visit to the Favela was also being reported and published on TODAY Newspaper, to readClick Here.
Fluminense FC, Brazil
Junpiter Futbol visited one of the most supported clubs in Brazil, Fluminense FC at Estádio das Laranjeiras. Laranjeiras is a historic football stadium which was the first home ground of the Brazil National Football Team. Fluminense Museum enlightened us with their trophies too. To view more photos of our visit to Fluminense FC at Laranjeiras Stadium, Click Here.
FC Seoul, South Korea
FC Seoul (K.League) hosted Junpiter Futbol at Seoul World Cup Stadium in August. Junpiter Futbol also had a great opportunity to witness how the established K.League club engaged with the community through their various carnival-like activities at the Stadium compound. Junpiter Futbol also visited the 2002 FIFA World Cup Museum. To view more photos on our visit to FC Seoul and the Museum, Click Here.
HERO Indian Super League, India
In collaboration with Playmaker, Junpiter Futbol visited HERO Indian Super League (ISL) in India. In addition, Junpiter Futbol interviewed Brazil’s Legend & current FC Goa’s Head Coach, Zico – Arthur Antunes Coimbra. To read more on the exclusive interview with Zico, Click Here.To view more photos of our visit to HERO Indian Super League, Click Here.