OPINION – Now That Relegation’s Confirmed, What’s Next for Oita Trinita?

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Football Tribe Asia

Oita Trinita’s 3-year J.League 1 stint has come to an end after the Turtles played out a 0-0 draw away at Kashima Antlers on Saturday, a result that ensured that they would never emerge out of the 4-team relegation zone in this season’s J1. Relegation’s never a good thing but one might see this coming from miles away after Oita had practically allowed talismanic defensive duo Tomoki Iwata and Yoshinori Suzuki to leave the club, while their recruitment front hasn’t been too convincing this time out. Football Tribe Asia’s Krishna Sadhana looks at how his beloved local Japanese club Oita would ha…

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