Annual tournament in Japan sponsored by Kirin Corporation. The Japan national team always enters; until 1991 the other participants could be both club teams and national selections, since 1992 it is a tournament for national sides only.
1978 Borussia Mönchengladbach (West Germany) Palmeiras (Brazil) 1979 Tottenham Hotspur (England) 1980 Middlesbrough (England) 1981 FC Brugge (Belgium) 1982 Werder Bremen (West Germany) 1983 Newcastle United (England) 1984 Internacional (Brazil) 1985 Santos (Brazil) 1986 Werder Bremen (West Germany) 1987 Fluminense (Brazil) 1988 Flamengo (Brazil) 1989 not disputed 1990 not disputed 1991 Japan 1992 Argentina 1993 Hungary 1994 France 1995 Japan 1996 Japan 1997 Japan 1998 Czech Republic 1999 Belgium and Peru (shared) 2000 Japan and Slovakia (shared) 2001 Japan 2002 no final ranking 2003 no final ranking 2004 Japan 2005 Peru and UAE (shared) 2006 Scotland 2007 Japan 2008 Japan 2009 Japan
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