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World Cup: Japan sacks coach

World Cup: Japan sacks coach

Japan on Monday named respected veteran Akira Nishino as its new national football manager, taking an “emergency measure” after sensationally dumping Vahid Halilhodzic only two months before the World Cup. The 63-year-old Nishino boasts an impressive array of domestic silverware and masterminded one of Japanese football’s proudest moments: beating a Brazil side containing Ronaldo and […] …

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