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KOZO TASHIMA

Vietman's Pham Tuan Hai scores past Japan's Zion Suzuki (right) during their match at the Asian Cup in Doha on Jan. 14.
SOCCER
Jan 25, 2024
JFA condemns online abuse of Japan goalkeeper keeper Zion Suzuki
Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima on Wednesday condemned online abuse directed at Japan goalkeeper Zion Suzuki.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 23, 2022
JFA boss says Samurai Blue sticking to sports in Qatar
Kozo Tashima told reporters that Japan players won't get drawn into the debate over human rights that has ensnared the ongoing World Cup.
Japan Times
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May 18, 2022
Japan 'sounded out' about hosting 2023 Asian Cup
Japan has the stadium infrastructure in place to stage the event in June and July of 2023, having recently hosted rugby's global showpiece in 2019 and last year's Olympic soccer tournament.
Japan Times
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Nov 12, 2020
JFA to seek coronavirus quarantine exemption for soccer players
Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima said Wednesday he will ask the government to relax coronavirus quarantine measures for players returning to the country from overseas.
Japan Times
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May 22, 2020
JFA approves 115 loans for clubs threatened by pandemic
The Japan Football Association has approved loans totaling ¥210 million ($1.9 million) to 115 financially strapped soccer clubs, it announced Thursday.
Japan Times
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Apr 12, 2020
JFA chief Kozo Tashima calls on Japan to support health care 'national team'
After recently being discharged from the hospital following his two-week battle with COVID-19, Japan's top soccer official urged the public to offer more support to the country's medical workers.
Japan Times
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Mar 19, 2020
English soccer administrators isolated after contact with JFA head
Two staff members from England's Football Association went into self-isolation after coming into contact with the president of the Japan Football Association, who since tested positive for coronavirus, the BBC reported Wednesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / From the Spot
Mar 18, 2020
COVID-19 strikes Japanese soccer
Since late February, Japanese soccer's professional and amateur competitions have shut down in an attempt to protect players, coaches and fans from the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak that has forced the cancellation of major sporting events around the world.
Japan Times
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Mar 17, 2020
JOC deputy head, JFA chief Kozo Tashima tests positive for coronavirus
Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima has tested positive for the coronavirus, a JFA source said Tuesday.
Japan Times
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Dec 12, 2019
Japan submits bid for 2023 Women's World Cup to FIFA
Japan is considered a frontrunner in a field that may include a joint Australia-New Zealand bid, a rumored unified Korean bid, Colombia, Argentina and Brazil.
Japan Times
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Nov 25, 2019
Urawa's ACL loss prompts reflection by Japanese soccer officials
For the Japanese soccer community, Urawa Reds' 3-0 aggregate defeat to Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal in the Asian Champions League final was unprecedented.
Japan Times
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Apr 6, 2019
Kozo Tashima re-elected to FIFA Council
Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima was re-elected to the FIFA Council on Saturday by the Asian Football Confederation.
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Nov 28, 2018
Japan backs incumbent in Asian confederation election
Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima on Wednesday threw his support behind Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa's bid for re-election as Asian Football Confederation president.
Japan Times
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Sep 4, 2018
JFA to co-host inaugural esports tournament at 2019 National Sports Festival
The Japan Football Association has taken its biggest step yet in the country's burgeoning esports scene, joining the Japan Esports Union as co-host of the newly established esports competition in the cultural program at the 2019 National Sports Festival in Ibaraki Prefecture.
Japan Times
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Jul 10, 2018
JFA chief Kozo Tashima says Jurgen Klinsmann hasn't been contacted about coaching post
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.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jul 5, 2018
Nishino to pass torch as manager
National team manager Akira Nishino predicted Thursday that Japan will improve on its 2018 World Cup performance by reaching the quarterfinals in 2022, but he will not be around to lead the charge after the Japan Football Association announced it would not extend his contract past the end of this month.
Japan Times
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May 11, 2018
Halilhodzic to sue JFA over sudden dismissal
Former Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic is planning to sue the Japan Football Association, possibly later this month, in the hope of learning what led to his abrupt dismissal in April and restoring his honor, sources familiar with the matter said Friday.
Japan Times
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Apr 27, 2018
Vahid Halilhodzic says firing was a 'shock'
Former national team manager Vahid Halilhodzic insisted Friday that he still had not "found out the truth" as to why he was fired two months before he was set to lead Japan at the World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / SOCCER SCENE
Apr 11, 2018
JFA breaking character with big World Cup risk
Rumors that Vahid Halilhodzic was on the brink of being fired as Japan manager dogged the Bosnian for almost as long as he was in the job, but it was still a major surprise to see the Japan Football Association push him over the edge this week.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Apr 9, 2018
Japan names Akira Nishino to replace Vahid Halilhodzic just two months before World Cup
Akira Nishino will lead Japan at this summer's World Cup in Russia after the Japan Football Association confirmed Monday that it had fired manager Vahid Halilhodzic just two months before the tournament begins.

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