Soccer / J. League Sep 21, 2019

Grampus boss Yahiro Kazama to resign: sources

Yahiro Kazama will step down as manager of relegation-threatened Nagoya Grampus, sources said late Friday evening. The 57-year-old Kazama had been in charge of the J. League first-division club since 2017 and helped it return to the top flight last year. But Grampus finished just outside ...

Soccer / J. League Jan 4, 2017

Grampus announce appointment of new boss Kazama

Relegated Nagoya Grampus on Wednesday announced the appointment of Yahiro Kazama as the club's new head coach. Kazama, 55, stepped down as boss of Kawasaki Frontale at the end of this past campaign after leading the team to second in the overall J. League first-division ...

Soccer / J. League Nov 19, 2016

Kazama to take over at Grampus

Kawasaki Frontale manager Yahiro Kazama will coach relegated Nagoya Grampus next season, sources said Saturday. The 55-year-old Kazama has steered Kawasaki into the J. League Championship playoff semifinal after the club finished second in the overall standings this season. He is stepping down at the ...

Frontale keep pressure on Reds

Soccer / J. League Oct 29, 2016

Frontale keep pressure on Reds

by Andrew McKirdy

Kawasaki Frontale ensured that the race for the J. League Championship top seed will go down to the final day of the regular season after a 1-0 win over Kashima Antlers on Saturday. Urawa Reds beat Jubilo Iwata 1-0 to stay top of the overall ...

Kawasaki manager Kazama to step down after season

Soccer / J. League Oct 12, 2016

Kawasaki manager Kazama to step down after season

Kawasaki Frontale manager Yahiro Kazama will step down at the end of the season when his five-year contract expires, the J. League first-division club announced Wednesday. The 54-year-old, who assumed the role from Naoki Soma early in the 2012 season, was asked to stay but ...

Reds stifled in bid to take lead

Soccer / J. League Nov 7, 2015

Reds stifled in bid to take lead

by Andrew McKirdy

Urawa Reds drew 1-1 with Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday to give Sanfrecce Hiroshima one hand on the J. League overall points title with one game of the regular season remaining. Shinzo Koroki scored in the 28th minute at Saitama Stadium to give Reds — who ...