J.LEAGUE announced that F.C. Tokyo U-23 will withdraw from the 2020 MEIJI YASUDA J3 LEAGUE after the third extraordinary board of directors held today.
■Reason of withdrawal
Due to the spread of the COVID-19, matches will be held in a tight schedule and it is difficult for F.C.Tokyo to ensure booking of stadiums for its home games after the league starts.
■Change of the Competition Format
2020 MEIJI YASUDA J3 LEAGUE
|# of teams||18||19|
|# of sec.||34||38|
|# of matches||306||342|
|# of matches per 1 team||34||36|