1 month until the Rugby World Cup begins installation of banners around the venue | NHK News
On the 20th, the month before the opening of the Rugby World Cup Japan Tournament, a work to attach banners and flags around the nationwide game venues…
1 month until Rugby World Cup Installation of banners around the venue begins August 20, 13:18
On the 20th, one month before the start of the Rugby World Cup Japan Tournament, work was done to attach banners and flags for the tournament around the nationwide game venues.
Of these, the opening of the tournament on the 20th of next month, “Tokyo Stadium” in Chofu City, Tokyo, where “Japan” vs. “Russia” takes place, began work to install banners for the tournament, etc. after 9 am. The banner is 2 centimeters and 70 centimeters in length, and is decorated with an official mascot “Range”, with the logo of the tournament and motifs. In addition, in a nearby shopping district where expectations are high that many people can be expected from home and abroad, a flag with the tournament logo on the street light is raised.
A 4th grade boy who looked at the banner said, “I want the Japanese national team to be active and advance to the final.” “I want everyone to feel that the World Cup is approaching. I want to do my best to prepare for the tournament,” said Aiko Tanaka, Rugby World Cup preparation manager in Tokyo.
The Rugby World Cup Japan will open one month later on the 20th of next month, and 48 games will be held in 12 venues nationwide until the final on November 2.