September 8, 2023 will be the kick off for the next World Cup that will take place in France and three years after its start, the host Federation announced the ten cities where the oval will bite that will return to French soil after 13 years . There are plenty of charms, French culture captivates wherever you look at it and the chosen cities are Paris, Lille, Nantes, Nice, Toulouse, Marseille, Saint Étienne, Lyon, Saint Denis and Bordeaux.
Speaking at the launch of “We Love 2023 Tour” in Paris, the CEO of Rugby World Cup France 2023, Claude Atcher, promised that the tournament will have a positive impact on society, setting new standards for social inclusion, relationship in the community and protecting the environment at a post-COVID-19 rugby event where the world begins again.
Atcher said: “France 2023 is embraced by one vision: to have a positive impact for rugby, the planet and France by offering a responsible event that meets the challenges of today and tomorrow. Rugby World Cup 2023 will be more than a sporting event; will leave a legacy. “
World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper applauded plans that will see France 2023 take a step forward from the achievements of Japan 2019, which attracted two million new male and female players, achieved 99% capacity in stadiums, it generated new records with 1.13 million visitors and generated a record economic impact in the country of £ 4.3 billion.