On Monday 9 April, Japan Football Association (JFA) held a press conference regarding the termination of their contract with Coach Vahid HALILHODZIC of SAMURAI BLUE (Japan National Team). JFA President TASHIMA Kohzo stated as follow.
Statement from JFA President TASHIMA Kohzo
As of 7 April, JFA has terminated the contract with Coach Vahid Halilhodzic.
Following the termination of Coach Aguirre, Coach Halilhodzic consented to undertake the position of the Head Coach of Japan National Team in a short period of time. Over the past three years he has helped the SAMURAI BLUE to evolve as a team, and led the team to achieve its goal of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup. He offered us with his diligence, passion for football, and strong enthusiasm to make Japan a better team. He has also aimed the focal point on the concept of “Duel” to strengthen the players’ attitude at international stages, and we thank all his work......
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