NOAH's Kenoh & Manabu Soya capture AJPW World Tag Team Titles

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Kongo obtains AJPW titles.

The crossover between All Japan Pro Wrestling and Pro Wrestling NOAH continued at the 3/21 AJPW show as Kenoh and Manabu Soya of NOAH, became AJPW World Tag Team Champions. 

The ‘Kongo’ members bested Naoya Nomura and Yuma Aoyagi to become champions. After their victory, they were approached by eight-time Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Suwama. 

.@suwama_H2 appears in front of @kenoh_prowres & with @kono412 has challenged the NEW AJPW World Tag Team Champs!

Suwama: "Next, we'll challenge you!"

Kenoh: "Suwama! You & I are insulated!"

Suwama's voice echoes as he shouts for the champs to leave!

— Pro Wrestling NOAH Global (@noahglobal) March 21, 2023

📣 KONGO’s 1st defence of the AJPW World Tag Team titles will be in NOAH, says Kenoh!

Kenoh: "You did it! Soya! We're the World Tag Team Champs! When we won a weird guy appeared! Suwama! We’re insulated from you. The 1st defence will be in the NOAH ring”

— Pro Wrestling NOAH Global (@noahglobal) March 21, 2023

This is Soya’s fourth reign as AJPW World Tag Team Champion as he was with All Japan from 2007-2014. The title victory is Kenoh’s first in the company.