2023 Rugby World cup Schedule announced and as per fixtures New Zealand team to play France in the Opener Games.
New Zealand Rugby Team who is the champions of RWC 1987, 2011 and 2015 are face to Les Bleus on 8th September at the Stade de France.
RWC 2023 Final to be played at Stade de France on October 28.
Team New Zealand and France are in Pool A along with Italy and Two qualifiers team of Americas and one from Africa.
As per Format Winners of the Group will face to runner up team of Pool B
“France v New Zealand, I’ve been dreaming of it since I started working on the World Cup. The best possible match, we’ll have it on the first day. It will allow us to start the competition, to provide a benchmark of attractiveness,” Claude Atcher, director general of the organizing committee, told AFP.
“It’s a very special match, in a very special context. No room for error.
“Without insulting our Italian cousins, it will be difficult for Italy to challenge these two teams for second place in the pool.”
South Africa rugby side starting the RWC 2023 campaign on 10th September by playing the Match against Scotland at Marseille’s Stade Velodrome while England team who is the champions of the 2003 world cup begin the campaign by playing the match against their Group D team of Argentina on 9th September.
Total 48 Matches to be played in 2023 World cup in Nine Cities which are Paris, Marseille, Nice, Lille, Toulouse, Lyon, Bordeaux, Saint-Etienne and Nantes.