Vissel fire manager Nelsinho

/ Aug 16, 2017

Vissel fire manager Nelsinho

Vissel Kobe have terminated the contract of manager Nelsinho due to the side's poor performance this season, despite having acquired former Germany striker Lukas Podolski this summer, the J. League first-division club said Wednesday. Head coach Takayuki Yoshida, 40, will replace the 67-year-old Brazilian on ...

Vissel, Vegalta book spots in Levain Cup quarterfinals

/ May 31, 2017

Vissel, Vegalta book spots in Levain Cup quarterfinals

A Junya Tanaka strike lifted Vissel Kobe into the Levain Cup quarterfinals with a 1-0 Group B victory at struggling Albirex Niigata on Wednesday night. Seven minutes after the break at Denka Big Swan Stadium, Tanaka struck with his left foot, and Vissel held on ...

/ Dec 1, 2016

Vissel Kobe approve contract renewal for Nelsinho

Vissel Kobe have agreed to renew Brazilian manager Nelsinho's contract for next season, the J. League first-division club announced Thursday. In his second year in charge this term, Nelsinho led Kobe to the club's highest-ever finish of seventh place in the overall standings, having placed ...

/ Dec 12, 2014

Nelsinho hired as Vissel manager

Vissel Kobe on Friday named former Kashiwa Reysol boss Nelsinho as the J. League first-division club's manager for next season. The 64-year-old Nelsinho, who stepped down as Kashiwa coach at the end of this season, takes over from Ryo Adachi, who quit after Kobe finished ...

/ Oct 17, 2013

Nelsinho to stay at Reysol next season

Kashiwa manager Nelsinho will return for the 2014 J. League season, Reysol said on Thursday. The 53-year-old Brazilian has been in charge of the Chiba club since 2009. This season, Kashiwa is 11th in the league with six games left but has reached the Nabisco ...

/ Sep 5, 2013

Manager Nelsinho rejoins Reysol, withdraws resignation

J.League first-division side Kashiwa Reysol announced Thursday that manager Nelsinho rejoined the team after withdrawing his resignation. "We met on Tuesday, and he said he wanted to give it another try and asked for the chance to do so," team director Tatsuma Yoshida said. "We ...