Rugby World Cup 2019. This is the year of the World Cup, and we are getting closer to the start being the ninth event in history, which has been held consecutively every four years since 1987 and the organization is in charge of International Rugby Board (IRB).
Rugby World Cup Japan 2019
The decision of the venue for the Rugby World Cup was made in the city of Dublin. Several countries were presented to host the World Cup. The chosen country was Japan being the first time a country of the Asian continent, which will surely be a big host. The 2019 Rugby World Cup Japan will take place between September 20 and November 2, 2019, and you can see all the summaries of matches and events of the tournament.
The qualification system of the teams for the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be carried out in the following way, the host country is automatically classified in this occasion is Japan. Then the first three places of each group of the Rugby World Cup played previously in England in 2015. And finally the eight remaining teams, carry out a classification process previously established in 2015.
- Africa: South Africa, Namibia.
- America: Argentina, U.S.A, Uruguay.
- Asia: Japan (Host).
- Europe: France, Wales, Georgia, England, Scotland, Russia, Italy, Ireland .
- Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa .
Group Draw Japan 2019
- Group A: Irlanda, Scotland, Japan (host), Russia, Samoa.
- Group B: New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Namibia, Canadá
- Group C: England, Argentina, U.S.A, France, Tonga.
- Group D: Australia, Wales, Georgia, Fiji, Uruguay.
World Rugby Cities
Sapporo is a larger city in Japan, located in the inner southwest part of the island of Hokkaido. It is the capital of the homonymous prefecture and its population is close to 2 million inhabitants, its total area is 1121 km².
Iwate Prefecture, Kamaishi City
Kamaishi is a city located in the Iwate Prefecture in northeastern Japan. Its area is 441.43 km² and its population is estimated close to 40 thousand people.
Saitama Prefecture, Kumagaya City
Along with Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture (along with the prefectures of Kanagawa and Chiba) is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, which represents the home of a quarter of the population of Japan. Its population rises to around 7.3 million people.
Tokyo, undoubtedly the metropolitan capital of Japan, the most famous city worldwide. Here a large part of Japan’s modern culture is developed, and surprises millions of viewers from all over the world. Its population exceeds 13 million inhabitants.
Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City
Kanagawa Prefecture is located in the Kantō region on the island of Honshū in Japan. Its capital is Yokohama. It is the most populated prefecture in the country, after Tokyo with around 9.2 million inhabitants.
Shizuoka Prefecture is located in the Chūbu region on the island of Honshū in Japan. The capital is the city is Shizuoka. Its surface is 7780 km2 and it has about 3.5 million inhabitants.
Aichi Prefecture, Toyota City
Toyota is a city located in Aichi prefecture, Japan, east of Nagoya the capital of the prefecture. Toyota City has around 400 thousand inhabitants.
Osaka Prefecture, Higashi-Osaka City
Osaka prefecture is located in the Kinki region, on the island of Honshū, in Japan. Its capital is the city of Osaka. And its population exceeds 8.8 million inhabitants in an area of 1900 km2.
Kobe City, which means “Gate of the gods or spirits” is a city in Japan that has a population of 1.5 million inhabitants, being the city with the most inhabitants of Hyōgo prefecture. Its area is 272 km2.
Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City
Fukuoka is the capital of Fukuoka prefecture on the northern tip of Kyushu Island in Japan. Its population is close to 1.5 million inhabitants in an area of 340 km2.
Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto City
Kumamoto City is the capital of the homonymous prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. And it has about 750 inhabitants in an area of 390 km2.
Oita prefecture is located on Kyūshū Island in Japan. The capital is the city of Oita. The city has 1.2 million inhabitants in an area of 6,339 km2.