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Former Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic withdrew the lawsuit he filed against the Japan Football Association over his dismissal just two months before last year’s World Cup finals on Wednesday.

According to Halilhodzic’s lawyer, the Bosnian will not go forward with his claim that the JFA defamed him in a press conference following his sacking because he “wants to move forward without lingering on the past.”

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