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American football: KG University, Senior High School and Junior High School become qualified together to play in the bowl games for the first time in 21 years

Public Relations Office        December 1, 2014

KG University defeated Meijo University 55-0

KG University defeated Meijo University 55-0

 On November 30, KG University, Senior High School and Junior High School became qualified together to play in the bowl games for the first time in 21 years since 1993. KG University defeated Meijo University 55-0 at Kobe Oji Stadium, winning the western Japan championship to qualify for the Koshien Bowl (Japan’s national collegiate American football championship), KG Senior High School defeated Ritsumeikan Uji Senior High School 24-17 at Expo Flash Field, winning the Kansai region final to qualify for Christmas Bowl (Japan’s national senior high school American football championship) and KG Junior High School defeated Takatsuki Junior High School 12-9 at Expo Flash Field, winning the Keihanshin area final to qualify for Koshien Bowl (junior high school touch football championship).

KG Senior High School defeated Ritsumeikan Uji Senior High School 24-17

KG Senior High School defeated Ritsumeikan Uji Senior High School 24-17

Bowl game schedules are as follows:

College American football:
69th Koshien Bowl
For the fourth straight year and 49th time overall
Kwansei Gakuin University vs. Nihon University
Date & Kickoff: Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 13:05
Location: Hanshin Koshien Stadium
TV broadcast schedule: NHK BS-1 (live), sky • A (recorded)

Senior high school American football:
Christmas Bowl
For the first time in two years and 23rd time overall
Kwansei Gakuin Senior High School vs. Waseda University Senior High School
Date & Kickoff: Tuesday (public holiday), December 23, 2014 at 13:00
Location: Kincho Stadium (Nagai Park, Osaka City)
TV broadcast schedule: sky • A

Junior high school touch football
69th Koshien Bowl (invitation game for junior high school students
For the second straight year
Date & Kickoff: Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 9:20
Location: Hanshin Koshien Stadium.