October 4, 2019 / 5:07 PM / 12 days ago

Factbox: World Cup - New Zealand v Namibia

(Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby World Cup Pool B fixture between New Zealand and Namibia:

WHERE

Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo

WHEN

Sunday, Oct. 6 at 1.45pm local time (0445 GMT)

NEW ZEALAND

World ranking: 1

Coach: Steve Hansen (New Zealand)

Captain: Samuel Whitelock

Team: 15-Ben Smith, 14-Sevu Reece, 13-Jack Goodhue, 12-Anton Lienert-Brown, 11-George Bridge, 10-Jordie Barrett, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Ardie Savea, 7-Sam Cane, 6-Shannon Frizell, 5-Samuel Whitelock, 4-Brodie Retallick, 3-Nepo Laulala, 2-Codie Taylor, 1-Joe Moody

Replacements: 16-Dane Coles, 17-Ofa Tuungafasi, 18-Angus Ta’avao, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Matt Todd, 21-Brad Weber, 22-TJ Perenara, 23-Rieko Ioane.

NAMIBIA

World ranking: 23

Coach: Phil Davies (Wales)

Captain: Johan Deysel

Team: 15-Johan Tromp, 14-Lesley Klim, 13-Justin Newman, 12-Johan Deysel, 11-JC Greyling, 10-Helarius Kisting, 9-Damian Stevens, 8-Janco Venter, 7-Thomasau Forbes, 6-Prince Gaoseb, 5-Tjiuee Uanivi, 4-PJ Van Lill, 3-AJ De Klerk, 2-Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1-Andre Rademeyer

Replacements: 16-Obert Nortje, 17-Nelius Theron, 18-Johannes Coetzee, 19-Johan Retief, 20-Adriaan Booysen, 21-Eugene Jantjies, 22-Darryl de la Harpe, 23-Janry du Toit.

OFFICIALS

Referee: Pascal Gauzere (France)

Assistants: Luke Pearce (England), Shuhei Kubo (Japan)

TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

POOL B FIXTURES/RESULTS (date/opponent/venue)

NEW ZEALAND

Sept 21 New Zealand 23-13 South Africa Yokohama

Oct 2 New Zealand 63-0 Canada Oita

Oct 12 v Italy Toyota

NAMIBIA

Sept 22 Namibia 22-47 Italy Osaka

Sept 28 Namibia 3-57 South Africa Toyota

Oct 13 v Canada Kamaishi

Compiled by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; editing by Tony Lawrence

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