• Kyodo


J. League first-division club Kawasaki Frontale said Friday it has agreed on a contract extension with manager Takashi Sekizuka, who had received an offer from four-time league champion Kashima Antlers. Kawasaki and Sekizuka, a 45-year-old former Kashima assistant coach whose current contract expires at the end of January, will sign a new one-year deal after the end of the season.

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