20 Jan HH TUNKU TUN AMINAH OFFICIATES “JOHOR JAPAN FOOTBALL GALLERY” CEREMONY
HH Tunku Tun Aminah Binti Sultan Ibrahim, President of Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT), attended an opening ceremony of the Johor Japan Football Gallery at the Tan Sri Dato Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium, Larkin on 20th January 2018. Accompanying Her Highness were Dr. Miyagawa Makio, Japan’s ambassador to Malaysia, Mr. Maruyama Takato, director of the Japan Football Association, and Mr. Hiroi Koichi, founder of the Johor Japan Friendship Association (JJFA).
The gallery, built by JJFA and JDT symbolises the 20th anniversary of Japan qualifying for the 1998 World Cup after defeating Iran at the Larkin Stadium in a qualifying match. The gallery with a ‘From Larkin To The World’ concept is split into two showrooms, with one highlighting Japan’s success and the other, JDT’s rise in Malaysian football. The gallery will be open to the public starting tomorrow.