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[10/31/2014] Yakult Swallows name Junji Ogawa senior director

by on Oct.31, 2014 @ 11:29 pm, under NPB

The Yakult Swallows announced today that Junji Ogawa will remain in the organization as a senior director, effective January 1, 2015.

"I would like to do what I can to help the team get stronger. I have experience managing at Ichi-gun and Ni-gun, so it will be a matter of how I balance what I know with what the players and coaches are thinking," said Ogawa.

The two sides will finalize a contract in November.

Source: official announcement, Sports Hochi 10/31/2014, Nikkan Sports 10/31/2014