Vahid Halilhodzic Fill Vacant Seat Japanese national team coach
Tokyo – Japan’s national team coach position has now been officially charged. The owner is Vahid Halilhodzic, the former coach of the Ivory Coast who has long championed become the boss ‘Samurai Blue’.
Japanese national team did not have a coach after the country’s football association fired Javier Aguirre in February. Aguirre was dismissed because he was allegedly involved in match-fixing case in Spain.
About a month empty, the post now has an owner. Japan Football Association on Thursday (12/03/2015) was officially appointed coach Vahid Halilhodzic as Keisuke Honda et al.
Halilhodzic had been unemployed for the past five months, since he was sacked by Trabzonspor last November. Quoted by Reuters, Halilhodzic rid of Michael Laudrup and Oswaldo Oliveira previously also be a candidate.
Qualify for the 2018 World Cup so targets imposed on Halilhodzic. Coaches who never gush Ivory Coast Algeria was successfully put through to the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup last.
Trial match with Tunisia and Uzbekistan will be the first test Halilhodzic. After that Japan will begin the struggle for the 2018 World Cup in June.
Japan, Asian Cup champions four times, always qualify for the World Cup in the last five implementation. In the span of his best achievement was to qualify for the last 16 in 2002 and 2010.