SportsTalk October 30 According to reports from Japanese media “Sponichi”, “Nikkan Sports” and other reports, as the current Japan Football Association Chairman Kozo Tajima’s term will expire in March next year, the Japan Football Association will re-open To elect the chairman of the Football Association, former Japan international Tsuneyasu Miyamoto and Japan Football Association official Tokuaki Suzuki will run.
Kouzo Tajima, born in 1957, is a former Japanese football player, but he chose to retire at the age of 25. He joined the Japan Football Association in 1993 and has served as the chairman of the Japan Football Association since June 2016. Next March will be the expiration of his fourth term as chairman of the Japan Football Association, at which time he will resign from the position.
About the two candidates for the new Japan Football Association Chairman, the 46-year-old Miyamoto Tsuneyasu is a former Japan international and player He has played as a defender in his career. He participated in the 2002 and 2006 World Cups with the Japanese national team. He became a director of the Japan Football Association last year and currently serves as the executive director. The 61-year-old Suzuki Tokuaki currently serves as the special director of the J-League Chairman’s Office. He has He is the right-hand assistant of the “Godfather of Japanese Football” Saburo Kawabuchi, and participated in the work related to Japan’s bid to host the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup. It is reported that the Japan Football Association will start the voting process for the new Football Association President on December 24.