preparations are speeding up six months before the event



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Six months before the start of the Rugby World Cup in France, preparations are speeding up behind the scenes, such as the recruitment of volunteers.

This will be the meeting point for all rugby fans. The Place de la Concorde, at the foot of the Obelisk, where the rugby village will be installed, the first visuals of which have just been unveiled by the Paris Town Hall. This free oval fanzone, with two giant screens and two rugby pitches, will be able to seat up to 10,000 people for the duration of the World Cup. Preparations are accelerating with less than six months to go before the event. Interviews to recruit volunteers follow one another, as in Saint-Étienne (Loire). “If we can help people who are not from the region, they will come and who know nothing”says one plaintiff.

600,000 foreign visitors expected

The organizers expect to receive 600,000 foreign visitors to follow the 48 matches of the competition in the nine stadiums in the four corners of France. All tickets have already been sold, the only solution to find a place now: go to the official resale platform.

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