J.LEAGUE announced the 2020 J.LEAGUE International Youth Cup will not be held in the 2020 season.
The decision has been made along with the cancellation of the J YOUTH CUP, a nationwide tournament in the youth category, taking account the situation of the COVID-19 crisis and the safety of all those involved.
J.LEAGUE will further work to design a plan for the development of individual players as the highest priority and details of the tournaments for next year will be announced as soon as decided.
2020 J.LEAGUE International Youth Cup
In aim to provide J.club youth teams to play with world-class teams from other countries, the tournament started in 2015. The tournament consists of eight teams (top four teams of J Youth Cup and four teams from overseas) starting with a group stage and decide on the winner in a playoff format.