Yoshikazu Nonomura set to become next J. League president
Yoshikazu Nonomura, chairman of Premier League team Consadole Sapporo, has indeed been chosen to be the next J. League chairman, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter said on Sunday.
Nonomura, 49, the first president to play in the J-League, will be confirmed by the board on Monday and will replace outgoing president Mitsuru Mirai in March.
Nonomura turned professional out of college with Ichihara, currently in J2, and Sapporo, where he retired in 2001. He served as team president until he became president in 2013 .
Under his leadership, Consadole expanded its business activities and established itself in the top J1. It is hoped that Nonomura’s experience in club management will prove invaluable in boosting the J. League and making it more competitive.
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