2006 Emperor's Cup

The 86th Emperor's Cup had been held between September 17, 2006 and January 1, 2007. The previous season's winners Urawa Red Diamonds defended the Cup and completed the league-cup double.

2006 Emperor's Cup
Country Japan
Teams80
ChampionsUrawa Red Diamonds
(6th title)
Runners-upGamba Osaka
Matches played79
2005
2007

ScheduleEdit

Round Date Fixture Clubs Byes/Exemptions
First round September 17 and 18 20 40→20 39: non-seeded prefectural representative clubs
1: University representative
Second round September 23 and 24 14 20+8→14 8: seeded prefectural representative clubs
Third round October 8 14 14+13+1→14 14: J2 clubs (13) and JFL Champions
Fourth round November 4, 5 and 8 16 14+18→16 18: J1 clubs
Fifth round December 9 and 16 8 16→8
Quarterfinals December 23 4 8→4
Semifinals December 29 2 4→2
Final January 1, 2007 1 2→1

MatchesEdit

First RoundEdit

Match No. Home Team Score Away Team Attendance
1 Norbritz Hokkaido 1-2 Nippon Steel Ōita F.C. 641
2 Matsumoto Yamaga FC 2-2
(a.e.t.)
Doshisha University 1,662
Matsumoto Yamaga FC won 4-3 on penalties.
3 Iwate University 0-3 Kochi University 310
4 S.C. Tottori 2-1 Sony Sendai FC 511
5 Teihens FC 0-5 National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya 471
6 Biwako Seikei Sport College 4-1 Fukui University of Technology 478
7 Nirasaki Astros F.C. 3-2 Yamagata University 236
8 Tokuyama University 1-4 Ritsumeikan University 168
9 F.C. Premeiro 0-1 Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima F.C. 657
10 F.C. Central Chugoku 3-0 Ehime FC Youth 553
11 Mie Chukyo University 2-3 Kansai University 753
12 Tokushima Vortis B 0-2 FC Ryukyu 235
13 FC Gifu 5-1 Hiroshima University of Economics 1,229
14 Miyazaki Sangyo-keiei University 3-2
(a.e.t.)
JEF United Ichihara Chiba B 488
15 V-Varen Nagasaki 1-2 Banditonce Kobe 758
16 Tochigi SC 3-0 Saga University 866
17 Kamatamare Sanuki 0-5 Rosso Kumamoto 519
18 Takada F.C. 0-2 Arte Takasaki 740
19 Hatsushiba Hashimoto High School 0-5 Hachinohe University 287
20 TDK S.C. 2-0 JAPAN Soccer College 1214

Second RoundEdit

Match No. Home Team Score Away Team Attendance
21 Nippon Steel Ōita F.C. 3-1 Matsumoto Yamaga FC 261
22 Kochi University 4-0 S.C. Tottori 138
23 National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya 0-3 Biwako Seikei Sport College 223
24 Nirasaki Astros F.C. 1-3
(a.e.t.)
Ritsumeikan University 78
25 Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima F.C. 2-0 F.C. Central Chugoku 723
26 Kansai University 0-0
(a.e.t.)
FC Ryukyu 359
Kansai University won 6-5 on penalties.
27 Kanagawa University 0-1 FC Gifu 794
28 Fukuoka University 0-2 Miyazaki Sangyo-keiei University 303
29 Aichi Gakuin University 1-8 Banditonce Kobe 356
30 Shobi University 0-2 Tochigi SC 575
31 Ryutsu Keizai University FC 0-2 Rosso Kumamoto 348
32 Shizuoka F.C. 2-1 Arte Takasaki 251
33 YKK AP F.C. 1-0
(a.e.t.)
Hachinohe University 1,125
34 Hosei University 2-0 TDK S.C. 449

Third RoundEdit

The third round matches were held on October 8, 2006.

Match No. Home Team Score Away Team Attendance
35 Consadole Sapporo 3-1
(a.e.t.)
Nippon Steel Ōita F.C. 2,353
36 Honda FC 1-0 Kochi University 605
37 Ehime FC 2-0 Biwako Seikei Sport College 1,504
38 Sagan Tosu 4-3 Ritsumeikan University 1,679
39 Montedio Yamagata 6-2 Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima F.C. 1,804
40 Shonan Bellmare 4-1 Kansai University 1,167
41 Thespa Kusatsu 3-0 FC Gifu 2,650
42 Tokushima Vortis 4-1 Miyazaki Sangyo-keiei University 831
43 Yokohama FC 0-1 Banditonce Kobe 2,011
44 Tokyo Verdy 1969 0-1 Tochigi SC 3,023
45 Vegalta Sendai 1-0 Rosso Kumamoto 6,007
46 Mito HollyHock 0-1 Shizuoka F.C. 1,016
47 Vissel Kobe 2-4 YKK AP F.C. 3,551
48 Kashiwa Reysol 3-0 Hosei University 2,752

Fourth RoundEdit

Urawa Red Diamonds5 – 0Shizuoka F.C.
Tanaka   4',   57'
Hasebe   22'
Washington   46',   89'
Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 13,636
Referee: Akio Okutani

Avispa Fukuoka1 – 1 (a.e.t.)Kyoto Purple Sanga
Roberto   98' Report
(in Japanese)
Paulinho   111'
Penalties
4 – 2
Attendance: 1,606
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida

Omiya Ardija2 – 1YKK AP F.C.
Hashimoto   41'
Wakabayashi   81'
Report
(in Japanese)
Kishida   61'

Júbilo Iwata1 – 1 (a.e.t.)Kashiwa Reysol
Maeda   9' Report
(in Japanese)
Doumbia Seydou   56'
Penalties
9 – 8
Attendance: 5,557
Referee: Kenji Ogiya

Kashima Antlers4 – 0Honda FC
Own goal   12'
Fukai   15'
Tashiro   19'
Iwamasa   60'
Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 1,824
Referee: Minoru Tojo

Nagoya Grampus Eight1 – 0Vegalta Sendai
Johnsen   32' Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 3,906
Referee: Hirofumi Yamanishi

Shimizu S-Pulse6 – 4Tochigi SC
Yajima   59',   73'
Fujimoto   68',   84'
Marquinhos   72',   88'
Report
(in Japanese)
Tadaki   75'
Yoshida   80'
Kayashima   87'
Nagai   89'
Attendance: 5,261
Referee: Kazuhisa Osada

FC Tokyo7 – 0Banditonce Kobe
Masujima   17'
Lucas   33',   85'
Baba   43',   50'
Suzuki   62',   70'
Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 6,397
Referee: Hiroyoshi Takayama

Gamba Osaka2 – 1Shonan Bellmare
Futagawa   44'
Ienaga   79'
Report
(in Japanese)
Ishihara   32'
Attendance: 3,454
Referee: Shinji Murakami

Sanfrecce Hiroshima3 – 0Cerezo Osaka
Komano   62'
Sato   63'
Aoyama   87'
Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 4,286
Referee: Yoshitsugu Katayama

Oita Trinita4 – 1Thespa Kusatsu
Takahashi   9',   44',   58'
Miki   18'
Report
(in Japanese)
Saito   67'
Attendance: 5,515
Referee: Joji Kashihara

Yokohama F. Marinos1 – 0 (a.e.t.)Ehime FC
Marques   104' Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 5,791
Referee: Keiichi Sunagawa

Kawasaki Frontale3 – 0Sagan Tosu
Nakamura   77'
Chong   80'
Juninho   89'
Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 5,026
Referee: Hajime Matsuo

Ventforet Kofu3 – 2Montedio Yamagata
Biju   40'
Sudo   63',   83'
Report
(in Japanese)
Miyazawa   21'
Leandro   55'
Attendance: 4,344
Referee: Tsutomu Anazawa

JEF United Ichihara Chiba0 – 1Consadole Sapporo
Report
(in Japanese)
Aikawa   66'
Attendance: 4,389
Referee: Kenji Ogiya

Albirex Niigata2 – 0Tokushima Vortis
Mita   46'
Fabinho   89'
Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 12,724
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

Fifth RoundEdit

Urawa Red Diamonds3 – 0 (a.e.t.)Avispa Fukuoka
Ponte   93'
Washington   108'
Nagai   119'
Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 17,675
Referee: Keiichi Sunagawa

Omiya Ardija0 – 1Júbilo Iwata
Report
(in Japanese)
Nishi   56'
Attendance: 4,328
Referee: Takuya Maeda

Kashima Antlers2 – 1Nagoya Grampus Eight
Alex Mineiro   11'
Chugo   25'
Report
(in Japanese)
Johnsen   12'
Attendance: 5,627
Referee: Hajime Matsuo

Shimizu S-Pulse3 – 2 (a.e.t.)FC Tokyo
Takaki   5'
Fujimoto   89'
Cho   111'
Report
(in Japanese)
Masujima   8'
Kajiyama   38'
Attendance: 3,955
Referee: Tsutomu Anazawa

Gamba Osaka4 – 2 (a.e.t.)Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Endo   69'
Magno Alves   77',   112'
Terada   110'
Report
(in Japanese)
Sato   64'
Kōji Morisaki   89'
Attendance: 3,625
Referee: Akio Okutani

Oita Trinita1 – 1 (a.e.t.)Yokohama F. Marinos
Takahashi   64' Report
(in Japanese)
Sakata   15'
Penalties
Túlio  
Rafael  
Nemoto  
Matsuhashi  
2 – 4   Yamase
  Kubo
  Marques
  Kano
  Kawai
Attendance: 8,056
Referee: Hirofumi Yamanishi

Kawasaki Frontale2 – 5Ventforet Kofu
Juninho   6'
Chong   78'
Report
(in Japanese)
Josimar   29',   67'
Fujita   35'
Kuranuki   63'
Sudo   84'
Attendance: 3,881
Referee: Shinji Murakami

Consadole Sapporo2 – 2 (a.e.t.)Albirex Niigata
Sunagawa   34',   51' Report
(in Japanese)
Edmilson   13'
Yano   83'
Penalties
Sunagawa  
Soda  
Otsuka  
Nakayama  
Haga  
Aikawa  
Wanami  
Nishijima  
8 – 7   Edmilson
  Fabinho
  Matsushita
  Kawahara
  Uchida
  Chiba
  Terakawa
  Yano
Attendance: 5,235
Referee: Minoru Tojo

QuarterfinalsEdit

Urawa Red Diamonds3 – 3 (a.e.t.)Júbilo Iwata
Nagai   54'
Ono   63',  80'
Report
(in Japanese)
Maeda   31'
Fukunishi   46'
Inuzuka   81'
Penalties
Ono  
Yamada  
Ponte  
Sakai  
Hasebe  
Tsuzuki  
Uchidate  
Suzuki  
Tsuboi  
Hosogai  
10 – 9   Maeda
  Ota
  Kim
  Ueda
  Fabrício
  Funatani
  Cullen
  Kikuchi
  Oi
  Inuzuka
Attendance: 27,242

Kashima Antlers3 – 2Shimizu S-Pulse
Tashiro   54'
Motoyama   79'
Yanagisawa   88'
Report
(in Japanese)
Yajima   10',  50'
Attendance: 5,737
Referee: Joji Kashihara

Gamba Osaka3 – 1Yokohama F. Marinos
Bando   8'
Ienaga   69'
Magno Alves   76'
Report
(in Japanese)
Sakata   2'
Attendance: 9,044
Referee: Yoshitsugu Katayama

Ventforet Kofu0 – 2Consadole Sapporo
Report
(in Japanese)
Own goal   1'
Kaga   73'
Attendance: 5,537
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida

SemifinalsEdit

Urawa Red Diamonds2 – 1Kashima Antlers
Ono   40'
Ponte   82'
Report
(in Japanese)
Iwamasa   69'
Attendance: 35,782
Referee: Toru Kamikawa

Gamba Osaka2 – 1Consadole Sapporo
Kaji   17'
Maeda   52'
Report
(in Japanese)
Aikawa   54'
Attendance: 7,038
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

FinalEdit

Urawa Red Diamonds1 – 0Gamba Osaka
Nagai   87' Report
(in Japanese)
Attendance: 46,880

External linksEdit