Nelsinho handed third season at Vissel

Nelsinho handed third season at Vissel

Vissel Kobe on Thursday announced their contract renewal with manager Nelsinho Baptista.

In his second year at Noevir Stadium, the Brazilian guided Vissel to a club-best finish of seventh place overall in the MEIJI YASUDA J1 League with a record of 16 wins in all competitions.

Vissel were particularly impressive over the course of the Second Stage in 2016, as Nelsinho led them to a runners-up finish.

He previously won the 2010 J2 League, 2011 J1 League, 2012 Emperor’s Cup and 2013 J.League Cup while in charge of Kashiwa Reysol.