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Former Bulgarian ozeki Kotooshu will leave the Sadogatake stable and establish his own stable in April, a Japan Sumo Association source said Wednesday.

The JSA executive board looks set to approve the move this month. Kotooshu (now sumo elder Naruto) would be the first European-born wrestler to run his own stable and the third wrestler born outside Japan.

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