Soccer: Hasegawa set to replace Ficcadenti as Grampus manager


Former FC Tokyo manager Kenta Hasegawa is in line to take the reins at Nagoya Grampus in the J-League top flight next season, replacing Massimo Ficcadenti, who is stepping down, a source with knowledge of the matter said Wednesday. Ficcadenti, who joined Grampus in September 2019, is still under contract with the club and had previously indicated his intention to continue managing. But the Italian has reportedly decided to part ways with Nagoya after the two sides failed to agree on terms for a new contract and plans for strengthening the squad. Following the breakdown in negotiations, Grampus...

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