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Japan Football Association president Kozo Tashima on Tuesday denied reports claiming that the governing body has contacted former Germany and U.S. boss Jurgen Klinsmann regarding its men’s national team coaching job.

Klinsmann has been named among the list of potential successors to Japan coach Akira Nishino when his contract ends in July. The JFA said earlier this month it would not ask Nishino to stay on following Japan’s exit from the World Cup with a round-of-16 loss to Belgium.

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