RWC 2019- Sapporo Stadium
Capacity: 41, 484
This northern all-weather stadium is home to the Consaladore Sapporo football team & the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters baseball team. Famous for the “floating pitch” which slides in and out on matchdays.. A flight from Tokyo to Sapporo is approx 1.5 hrs and the Dome is about 1 hour by train/bus from Sapporo Airport (CTS). Features an observatory accessed by a 60m-long aerial escalator affording wonderful views of the arena below and the area around.Previously a venue for 3 games during the 2002 FIFA World Cup it hosts the following rugby matches in 2019!
|Sep 21st (Saturday)||D||Australia vs. Fiji||13:45|
|Sep 22nd (Sunday)||C||England vs. Tonga||19:15|
From downtown Sapporo take the Toho line on the subway and depart at Fukuzumi station- approx. 10 mins walk from there! From Sapporo Airport (New Chitose) take the airport shuttle bus direct
Author: Declan Somers
Thanks to the people of Japan and the efforts of a UK-based telecoms company Mobell/Mobal am happy to assist in providing a hot school meal daily for kids in Malawi, Africa through a Japanese registered NGO- Seibo.
Leave a reply