Japan will host 2019 World Cup: First Asian host For Rugby WC
JAPAN the First Asian country who will host a rugby world cup. This is delightful moment for japan as well for asian countries. Rugby is not so popular in ashian coutries as other games but after getting the opportunity to host a rugby world cup will suerly increase popularity of this in all asian countries.
I love to watch Rugby matches.....
Japan's bid leaders expressed delight at winning Tuesday's vote to stage the 2019 rugby World Cup and become the tournament's first Asian hosts.
The International Rugby Board (IRB) awarded the 2015 tournament to England after following the recommendation of organisers for the next two World Cups.
"The God of rugby smiled on us today," said Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) president Yoshiro Mori after the IRB's announcement in Dublin.
"I am filled with emotion to be a part of this historic day for Japan and for rugby around the world."
South Africa and Italy also tendered bids for the 2015 and 2019 World Cups but were considered outsiders.
One more Update England will host 2015 World Cup.....
England have fought off rival bids from South Africa and Italy to win the right to stage the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
It will be the second time England have hosted the competition, the last time being in 1991.
The International Rugby Board (IRB) also announced that Japan will be hosts for the event in 2019.
PREVIOUS WORLD CUP HOSTS 1987: New Zealand (co-host with Australia) 1991: England 1995: South Africa 1999: Wales 2003: Australia 2007: France 2011: New Zealand