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With the historic first Rugby World Cup match in Asia fast approaching, the volunteers are working to be just as ready as the players for the sport’s extravaganza.

About 400 of the 600 volunteers who will be stationed at Tokyo Stadium, the venue for Friday night’s opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, went through their final orientation on Wednesday. The remaining 200 will do so on Friday ahead of the opening game between host Japan and Russia.

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