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Akira Nishino (footballer)

Nishino managing Gamba Osaka in July 2011
Personal information
Full nameAkira Nishino
Place of birthUrawa, Saitama, Japan
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionMidfielder (retired)

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|} is a former Japanese footballer and currently a football manager. He coached Japan at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He currently manages J.League club Gamba Osaka. Nishino became the first coach here to have won four different titles-the AFC Champions League in 2008, the Emperor's Cup twice in 2008 and 2009 and the 2005 J-League titles as well as the J. League Cup twice in 1999 and 2007.

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