Vissel Kobe's Formidable Lineup Thrills at First Home Game of 2019
- March 29, 2019
- by RNN
Vissel Kobe played its first home game of the 2019 Meiji Yasuda Seimei J.League season, against Sagan Tosu, March 2, 2019.
The Noevir Stadium Kobe was packed with passionate and expectant fans for this first home game of 2019. Ahead of the season, the team had already signaled its ambition with the eye-catching signings of former Spanish international striker David Villa and Japanese international midfielder Hotaru Yamaguchi, adding to the star names of Podolski and Iniesta. With this world-class lineup and an attractive brand of possession-based soccer, the team is aiming for the championship this year! The day's opponents Sagan Tosu boasted an ex-Spanish international of their own in striker Fernando Torres, meaning there were four World Cup winners on the pitch!
See the launch of the club's "smart stadium" initiative, which involves making payment in the stadium completely cashless on match days.
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