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The head coach of Nihon University’s football team said he will quit after he apologized to a Kwansei Gakuin University player on Saturday over a controversial play.

Speaking to reporters at Osaka’s Itami airport, Masato Uchida said he would resign to take responsibility for a play in an exhibition game on May 6 in which one of his players tackled Kwansei Gakuin’s quarterback from behind long after he had released the ball.

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