2016 Suruga Bank Championship

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2016 Suruga Bank Championship
Date 10 August 2016
Venue Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima

The 2016 Suruga Bank Championship (Japanese: 2016スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ; Spanish: 2016 Copa Suruga Bank) will be the 9th edition of the Suruga Bank Championship, the club football match co-organized by the Japan Football Association, the football governing body of Japan, CONMEBOL, the football governing body of South America, and J.League, the professional football league of Japan, between the winners of the previous season's J.League Cup and Copa Sudamericana.

The match will be contested between Japanese team Kashima Antlers, the 2015 J.League Cup winners, and Colombian team Santa Fe, the 2015 Copa Sudamericana winners. It will be hosted by Kashima Antlers at the Kashima Soccer Stadium in Kashima on 10 August 2016.[1]


Team Qualification Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)
Japan Kashima Antlers 2015 J.League Cup winners 2 (2012, 2013)
Colombia Santa Fe 2015 Copa Sudamericana winners None


The Suruga Bank Championship is played as a single match, with the J. League Cup winner hosting the match. If the score is tied at the end of regulation, the penalty shoot-out is used to determine the winner (no extra time is played). A maximum of seven substitutions may be made during the match.

Match details

Kashima Soccer Stadium in Kashima, Japan, will host the match.


  1. "Copa Suruga Bank: Independiente Santa Fe enfrentará el 10 de agosto al Kashima Antlers" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 20 April 2016. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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