Nov 1, 2016

Japan Under-19 coach Uchiyama to stay in charge for U-20 World Cup

The Japan Football Association's executive committee confirmed Tuesday that Japan Under-19 coach Atsushi Uchiyama will remain in charge through next year's Under-20 World Cup in South Korea. Uchiyama guided Japan to the U-19 Asian Championship title with a 5-3 penalty shootout win over Saudi Arabia ...

JFA boss Tashima eager to put end to J. League schedule debate

Apr 26, 2016

JFA boss Tashima eager to put end to J. League schedule debate

Japan Football Association president Kozo Tashima wants to put an end to the running debate on the potential switch to a fall-spring season for the J. League. A month has passed since Tashima beat former general secretary Hiromi Hara in the JFA's first presidential election. ...

Mar 10, 2016

Nishino to be named JFA technical director

The Japan Football Association will appoint former Gamba Osaka manager Akira Nishino as its new technical director, it was learned Thursday. The 60-year-old Nishino, who was Japan's coach at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics when the team famously pulled off a stunning upset of Brazil, is ...

Grampus to cut ties with manager Nishino

/ Oct 4, 2015

Grampus to cut ties with manager Nishino

J. League first-division side Nagoya Grampus announced Sunday that Akira Nishino will not be offered a contract for next season. The 60-year-old Nishino is the J. League's most successful coach of all time with 268 victories in the top flight. Grampus finished ninth in this ...

/ Dec 20, 2013

Nishino fired up for opportunity with Grampus

New Nagoya Grampus manager Akira Nishino vowed to turn the former J.League champions back into contenders at his unveiling on Friday. "I've been on the Asian stage, the world stage and I don't think this team is too far off," said former Gamba Osaka boss ...

Former Gamba manager Nishino to take over at Grampus

/ Dec 8, 2013

Former Gamba manager Nishino to take over at Grampus

Former Gamba Osaka boss Akira Nishino will succeed Dragan Stojkovic as manager of Nagoya Grampus next season, sources with knowledge of the appointment told Kyodo News. Nishino's deal is expected to be for one year and will be announced in the coming days. The 58-year-old Nishino ...