The date has been set for a match between Japan and South Africa at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium!

Japan will face South Africa at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on 6 September!

Right before Rugby World Cup 2019 commences, a rematch of the “greatest upset of all time” that happened at the previous Rugby World Cup will be held here. Will we relive the emotions of 2015? The stage is set at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium!

 

■Match: Japan v South Africa

■Date: Friday, 6 September 2019 (Kick-off time TBA)

■Venus: Kumagaya Rugby Stadium (Kumagaya Sports and Culture Park)

■Other information: South Africa is ranked 5th on the World Rugby Ranking (as of 17 December 2018). Japan faced South Africa at Rugby World Cup 2015, winning the match 34-32. September’s match will be the first match between Japan and South Africa since then.