Rugby World Cup Japan national team members visit the official residence Prime Minister Expected to win Japan September 12th 20:03
With the opening of the Rugby World Cup Japan tournament next week, Japanese representatives visited the Prime Minister's residence. Prime Minister Abe expressed his expectation for the victory in Japan ahead of the winning trophy presented at the tournament.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont, Japan representative captain, Reach Michael, and others met with Prime Minister Abe on the 12th in the prime minister's official residence before the Japan Rugby World Cup kicked off on the 20th of next week. did.
After Reach handed a jersey signed by all the representatives of Japan, Bill said, “I think it will be an ideal tournament for the public and supporters.”
In contrast, Prime Minister Abe noted that the Japanese national team lost to South Africa in a test match held earlier this month. `` Rugby has been attracting attention in Japan as Japan defeated South Africa at the London Games, In the test match, I think that Japan has also hidden a little ability, "he laughed.
And before the winning trophy presented at the tournament, he said, “I want to expect that the opening round will be a victory in Japan and that the Japanese name will be included in the trophy.” .
After the meeting, Reach said, “Because the first game is the most difficult, I want to prepare the team well.