Rugby World Cup game at Kamaishi tomorrow Fiji “Special and Honor” September 24, 16:33
On the 25th of the Rugby World Cup Japan tournament, Fiji players who played in Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture, were affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, and said, “It is special and honored to be able to play in this place.”
“Kamaishi Sakai Housing Reconstruction Stadium” in Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture, was newly established on the site of Sakai Housing Elementary School, which was completely destroyed by the tsunami of the Great East Japan Earthquake 8 years ago. .
On the 25th, Fiji and Uruguay from Group D played against each other. On the afternoon of the 24th, Fiji players and head coaches met at the stadium.
Captain Dominico Wanganimbrotu said, “I know what happened eight years ago. It ’s a special thing to play here, and I ’m honored to be able to play here and to be part of it. “All the players are ready, so I ’m looking forward to the match,” he said.
In addition, John McKee head coach said, “In an international sense, it is important to have a World Cup in Kamaishi. I couldn't believe that the tsunami had caused so much damage, “It ’s also amazing.”
The game between Fiji and Uruguay will start at 2:15 pm on the 25th.