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Yoshikazu Nonomura, chairman of first-division side Consadole Sapporo, has effectively been selected to be the next J. League chairman, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter said Sunday.

The 49-year-old Nonomura, the first chairman to have played in the J-League, will be confirmed by the board of directors on Monday and will replace incumbent chairman Mitsuru Mirai in March.

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