Jan 6, 2016

Veteran midfielder Myojin joins Grampus

Nagoya Grampus announced Wednesday that they will sign veteran midfielder Tomokazu Myojin from Gamba Osaka. The 37-year-old Myojin joined Gamba from Kashiwa Reysol in 2006 and helped them win the Asian Champions League in 2008 and a domestic treble in 2014. The former Japan ...

New Grampus boss Ogura seeking winning mentality

Nov 25, 2015

New Grampus boss Ogura seeking winning mentality

New Nagoya Grampus coach and general manager Takafumi Ogura vowed to restore his old club’s winning ways on Wednesday. “I’ll establish the style of the team. On top of that, we have to fixate on winning,” the 42-year-old told a press conference a day ...

Nov 24, 2015

Grampus hire Ogura as new coach, general manager

Former Japan international Takafumi Ogura was named coach and general manager of Nagoya Grampus on Tuesday. Ogura, 42, served as an assistant to general manager Kazumasa Kume this season. Ogura, who will hold a news conference on Wednesday, will replace Akira Nishino in what ...

Oct 27, 2015

Ogura to serve as next Nagoya Grampus manager

Nagoya Grampus appointed former striker Takafumi Ogura as their new manager for next season, the J. League first-division club revealed Tuesday. “I’ve informed the board about the appointment of Ogura as the new manager,” said club president Kazumasa Kume, with the former five-time Japan ...

Grampus to cut ties with manager Nishino

Oct 4, 2015

Grampus to cut ties with manager Nishino

J. League first-division side Nagoya Grampus announced Sunday that Akira Nishino will not be offered a contract for next season. The 60-year-old Nishino is the J. League’s most successful coach of all time with 268 victories in the top flight. Grampus finished ninth in ...

Aug 25, 2015

Stojkovic hired to lead Chinese team

Former Nagoya Grampus coach Dragan Stojkovic will manage Guangzhou R&F, the Chinese Super League club announced on Tuesday. Stojkovic’s contract runs to 2017. The former Yugoslavia international coached Nagoya for six seasons until 2013, winning the J. League title in 2010. The Paris-based Stojkovic ...

Yamagata scores late equalizer against Nagoya

Apr 8, 2015

Yamagata scores late equalizer against Nagoya

Nagoya was denied a third straight Nabisco Cup victory at the last minute by Montedio Yamagata as Grampus settled for a 3-3 draw on Wednesday. Substitute striker Hiroki Bandai’s glancing header from a floating Kim Byeom-yong cross in the 92nd minute allowed Yamagata to ...

Gamba's Usami scores pair in triumph over Grampus

Apr 3, 2015

Gamba's Usami scores pair in triumph over Grampus

In-form striker Takashi Usami capped a memorable week with a brace as Japanese treble winners Gamba Osaka defeated visiting Nagoya Grampus 3-1 in the J. League on Friday night. Usami, who opened his Japan account on Tuesday in a 5-1 friendly win over Uzbekistan ...

Grampus striker Kawamata puts on show for Halilhodzic

Mar 18, 2015

Grampus striker Kawamata puts on show for Halilhodzic

Nagoya Grampus striker Kengo Kawamata stated his case to new Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic with a brace in a 3-1 win against Kawasaki Frontale in the Nabisco Cup on Wednesday. Under the gaze of Halilhodzic who was among the crowd at new-look Todoroki Stadium, ...