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Gamba Osaka
Full name Gamba Osaka
Nickname(s) G-Osaka; Gamba
Founded 1980
Ground Suita City Soccer Stadium
Ground Capacity 39,694
Chairman Takashi Yamauchi
Manager Kenta Hasegawa
League J. League 1
2016 J. League 1, 4th

Gamba Osaka (ガンバ大阪 Gamba Ōsaka) is a Japanese professional football club in Osaka.

History

The club was founded in 2001.

  • 1980-1992 Matsushita Electric S.C.
  • 1992-present Gamba Osaka

League titles

League position

  • 1993 : J. League 1 - 7th
  • 1994 : J. League 1 - 10th
  • 1995 : J. League 1 - 14th
  • 1996 : J. League 1 - 12th
  • 1997 : J. League 1 - 4th
  • 1998 : J. League 1 - 15th
  • 1999 : J. League 1 - 11th
  • 2000 : J. League 1 - 6th
  • 2001 : J. League 1 - 7th
  • 2002 : J. League 1 - 3rd
  • 2003 : J. League 1 - 10th
  • 2004 : J. League 1 - 3rd
  • 2005 : J. League 1 - Champions
  • 2006 : J. League 1 - 3rd
  • 2007 : J. League 1 - 3rd
  • 2008 : J. League 1 - 8th
  • 2009 : J. League 1 - 3rd
  • 2010 : J. League 1 - 2nd
  • 2011 : J. League 1 - 3rd
  • 2012 : J. League 1 - 17th
  • 2013 : J. League 2 - Champions
  • 2014 : J. League 1 - Champions
  • 2015 : J. League 1 - 2nd
  • 2016 : J. Leauge 1 - 4th

Former positions

  • 1984 : JSL Division 2 - 3rd
  • 1985/86 : JSL Division 2 - Champions
  • 1986/87 : JSL Division 1 - 11th
  • 1987/88 : JSL Division 2 - 2nd
  • 1988/89 : JSL Division 1 - 7th
  • 1989/90 : JSL Division 1 - 10th
  • 1990/91 : JSL Division 1 - 6th
  • 1991/92 : JSL Division 1 - 5th

Notable achievements

The team has some notable achievements.

In 2008, Gamba Osaka won the Emperor's Cup and the AFC Champions League, and won 3rd place at the FIFA Club World Cup.

In 2010, Rafinha made three goals in one game for Gamba Osaka against Kawasaki Frontale.

In 2014, Gamba Osaka won all three major titles in Japan, including the J1 League, the J. League Cup, and the Emperor's Cup.

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