October 18, 2019 / 11:38 AM / a month ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Japan v South Africa

    Oct 18 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup
quarter-final match between Japan and South Africa:
    
    WHERE
    Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo
    
    WHEN
    Sunday, Oct. 20 at 7.15pm local time (1015 GMT)
    
    JAPAN
    World ranking: 7
    Coach: Jamie Joseph (New Zealand)
    Captain: Michael Leitch
    Team: 15-Ryohei Yamanaka, 14-Kotaro Matsushima, 13-Timothy
Lafaele, 12-Ryoto Nakamura, 11-Kenki Fukuoka, 10-Yu Tamura,
9-Yutaka Nagare, 8-Kazuki Himeno, 7-Pieter Labuschagne,
6-Michael Leitch, 5-James Moore, 4-Luke Thompson, 3-Jiwon Koo,
2-Shota Horie, 1-Keita Inagaki
    Replacements: 16-Atsushi Sakate, 17-Isileli Nakajima,
18-Asaeli Ai Valu, 19-Wimpie van der Walt, 20-Amanaki Mafi,
21-Fumiaki Tanaka 22-Rikiya Matsuda, 23-Lomano Lemeki.
    
    SOUTH AFRICA
    World ranking: 5
    Coach: Rassie Erasmus (South Africa)
    Captain: Siya Kolisi
    Team: 15-Willie le Roux, 14-Cheslin Kolbe, 13-Lukhanyo Am,
12-Damian de Allende, 11-Makazole Mapimpi, 10-Handre Pollard,
9-Faf de Klerk, 8-Duane Vermeulen, 7-Pieter-Steph du Toit,
6-Siya Kolisi, 5-Lood de Jager, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans
Malherbe, 2-Bongi Mbonambi, 1-Tendai Mtawarira
    Replacements: 16-Malcolm Marx, 17-Steven Kitshoff,
18-Vincent Koch, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Franco Mostert, 21-Francois
Louw, 22-Herschel Jantjies, 23-Frans Steyn.

    OFFICIALS
    Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
    Assistants: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand), Luke Pearce
(England)
    TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)
    
    POOL STAGE RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)
    JAPAN
    Sept 20   Japan 30-10 Russia       Tokyo
    Sept 28   Japan 19-12 Ireland      Fukuroi
    Oct 5     Japan 38-19 Samoa        Toyota
    Oct 13    Japan 28-21 Scotland     Yokohama
    
    SOUTH AFRICA
    Sept 21   South Africa 13-23 New Zealand   Yokohama
    Sept 28   South Africa 57-3 Namibia        Toyota
    Oct 4     South Africa 49-3 Italy          Fukuroi
    Oct 8     South Africa 66-7 Canada         Kobe

 (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru
Editing by Christian Radnedge)
  
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