Liga MX

Oliveira returns to Japan to coach J-League's Urawa Reds

TOKYO (AP) Oswaldo Oliveira is returning to Japan to coach the J-League's Urawa Reds.

The 67-year-old Brazilian, who managed the Kashima Antlers from 2007-2011, will begin his second stint in Japan next Wednesday when Urawa faces Kashiwa Reysol, Reds announced on their official website.

Oliveira, who previously managed several Brazilian clubs including Corinthians and Flamengo, guided Antlers to three straight J-League first division championships from 2007.