|April 1985||Regional Qualifiers||Middle School 3rd Year||60'|
Nankatsu vs Otomo was the final match of the Regional Qualifiers of Shizuoka for the Middle School National Tournament. The winner would get a ticket to Tokyo to represent his region. Both teams had reached the final by winning each previous game by at least a three-goal margin.
Tsubasa scored the first goal of the match in the 29th minute, assisted by Mamoru Izawa. This was the first goal that Otomo’s goalkeeper Isamu Ichijo and the Otomo Quartet (Nishio, Nakayama, Urabe and Kishida) had conceded in the tournament.
Otomo tied the game in the 18th minute of the second half, thanks to second year forward Shun Nitta, who was assisted by his captain, Hanji Urabe. However, just two minutes later, Tsubasa scored again, this time assisted by Teppei Kisugi. In the 56th minute Hajime Taki scored the final 3-1 for Nankatsu after a pass from Tsubasa.