Fiji Vs Japan (Rugby): Live stream, Head to head, Prediction, Lineups, Preview, Broadcaster list

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 | 0

Fiji Vs Japan – IRB Pacific Nations cup – Rugby – Preview

Fiji and Japan will play their 16th match on their 3rd match of IRB Pacific Nations Cup. Those 2 team was played in the final on last year’s IRB Pacific Nations cup. And Japan is the current champion. 6 team will play this year like last year and this will be the 4th time happened. However 3rd match for both Japan and Fiji in the tournament will take place at BMO Field, Toronto on Wednesday, 29th July, 2015. Japan vs. Fiji rugby matches kick off time will be at 18:00 EDT, 14:00 GMT and 08:00 BST. France man Pascal Gauzere will referring this match.

Fiji Vs Japan (Rugby)

Match Details in a look:

Match                                   : Fiji vs. Japan

Venue of Match                  : BMO Field, Toronto

Tournament                       : IRB Pacific Nations cup

Date of Match                   : Wednesday, 29th July, 2015

Time of Match                   : 18:00 EDT, 14:00 GMT and 08:00 BST

Referee                               :  Pascal Gauzere (France)

Fiji vs. Japan Match Preview:

Japan have 311 international rugby matches so far since 1932. And they have all 8 world cup appearances and Japan will be the host of 2019 rugby world cup. This 12th team in the IRB ranking have 129 win matches alongside with 172 defeats. Have also 10 drawn. Most 25 wins comes vs. South Korea although Japan had played most 32 matches against them. And most 12 defeats comes vs. Wales, United States and Fiji.

Fiji have 6 world cup and also 2 QF. First QF was played in 1987 and second comes on 2007. So far have 149 victories in their 310 matches and lost 152 matches. Have just 9 drawn, most 3 comes vs. Tonga. And they have also played and won most 88 games vs. Tonga and won 59. Most 26 defeats also comes against this African team and 13th on the ranking.

Fiji vs. Japan Head to head:

Japan is the world 12th team as per the IRB ranking and Fiji is the 10th. So far they have played 15 international matches and 12 match was won by Fiji, just 3 of victories for Japan. Japan have just 265 points for them and Fiji have 402 points for them against Japan. Fiji so far played 6 world cup out of 7 and Japan have 7 out of 7.

Japan Squad:

Yoshikazu Fujita, Karne Hesketh, Keisuke Uchida, Hitoshi Ono, Akihito Yamada, Harumichi Tatekawa, Koliniasi Holani, Michael Broadhurst, Kensuke Hatakeyama (c), Takeshi Kizu, Keita Inagaki,Kotaro Matsushima, Ryohei Yamanaka, Justin Ives, Luke Thompson.

Fiji Squad:

Metuisela Talebula, Waisea Nayacalevu, Sakiusa Matadigo, Akapusi Qera (c), Manasa Saulo, Sunia Koto, Peni Ravai, Vereniki Goneva, Gabiriele Lovobalavu, Peceli Yato, Leone Nakarawa, Api Ratuniyarawa, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Ben Volavola, Nemia Kenatale

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