Soccer in Osaka
Two J-League soccer teams, Cerezo Osaka and Gamba Osaka, play in Osaka. Tickets start at ¥1,500 for adults, and the season runs from March to November.
Cerezo Osaka. The Cerezo Osaka play at the Nagai Stadium (Nagai Rikujo Kyogijo) in southern Osaka, close to Nagai Station on the JR Hanwa Line or Mido-suji subway line. 1–1 Nagai Koen, 546-0034. 06/6692–9011.
Gamba Osaka. The Gamba Osaka soccer team plays at the Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium (Banpaku Kinen Kyogi-jo), located in the north part of the city. Access is via the Osaka Monorail to Koen Higashi-guchi Station. 3–3 Senri Bampaku Koen, 565-0826. 06/6875–8111. www.gamba-osaka.net/en.
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