The next France-Japan rugby match will be played in Nanterre

  • Published on : 06/11/2017
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The Brave Blossoms come to Paris

The French Rugby Federation has announced that the friendly match of rugby between France and Japan will be disputed at the U Arena in Nanterre on November 25th.


The meeting between the Blues and the Japanese rugby team, the Brave Blossoms , was initially scheduled for September 19 in Lille, but the French Rugby Federation was forced to give up the Pierre-Mauroy stadium, because of the final of the Davis Cup Tennis. The match was postponed to November 25, in Nanterre.

U Arena Nanterre: a new stadium

This new auditorium, with a capacity of 30,000 seats, will be inaugurated on October 19 by a concert of the Rolling Stones. The Blues will play their first game on synthetic grass (also called " soft grass ") on November 25 against the Brave Blossoms.




France against Japan, during the Rugby World Cup in 2011.

Jean Francois Fournier Photographer

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