Tag: Uruguay

France to host decisive Repechage tournament for Rugby World Cup 2019

France to host decisive Repechage tournament for Rugby World Cup 2019

AFRICA, ASIA, EAST AFRICA, EUROPE, INTERNATIONAL, KENYA, SPORTS, UGANDA
DUBLIN, IrelandWorld Rugby has today announced the venue for the Rugby World Cup 2019 repechage tournament as the Stade Delort in Marseille, France. Four teams will compete in the round-robin format event to be played across three match days on Sunday 11th November, Saturday 17th November and Friday 23rd November 2018. The repechage tournament is a new concept for Rugby World Cup qualification and represents the last opportunity for a team to qualify for Japan 2019 with four nations fighting it out to secure the twentieth and final place at the Rugby World Cup. Last weekend Hong Kong confirmed their place in the repechage with a convincing 77-3 aggregate victory over the Cook Islands. They join Canada who were confirmed in the repechage in February following their defeat to...
Uruguay to play Ghana in opening game of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018

Uruguay to play Ghana in opening game of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, SPORTS
ZURICH, Switzerland The road to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 reached an important milestone on Wednesday, as the Official Draw was held at the Home of FIFA, in Zurich. On 13th November in Montevideo, host nation Uruguay will take on Ghana in the opening game. Also that day, New Zealand will lock horns with tournament debutants Finland in the same section. Defending champions Korea DPR, meanwhile, will open up against Germany in Colonia. The event was attended by Sarai Bareman, FIFA's Chief Women's Football Officer, and Rafael Fernandez, president of the Local Organising Committee. Sarai Bareman and Jaime Yarza, FIFA Head of Tournaments, carried out the draw procedures. Both were assisted by official tournament ambassador Deyna Castellanos (Venezuela) and FIF