Why will the France – New Zealand match be held on Saturday in the All Blacks’ country?

l’essentielThe time difference between France and New Zealand will have a significant impact on Oceania and the country of the All Blacks, where the kickoff will take place on Saturday, September 9th.

The French rugby team has a date with its history this Friday, September 8th. Tonight, starting at 9:15 PM, the Blues will challenge the mighty nation of New Zealand in the opening match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

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On the other side of the globe, the schedule will be significantly different for All Blacks supporters who were unable to travel the over 18,000 kilometers that separate the two countries. In the « Land of the Long White Cloud, » they will have to wake up very early as the match will kick off at 7:15 am local time. There is indeed a ten-hour time difference between the two countries.

« I have set my alarm. »

Therefore, the kickoff of the game will take place on the morning of Saturday, September 9th in New Zealand. All Blacks fans will need to be organized and motivated so as not to miss the opening match.

« Il est fait, l’alarme est programmée pour le match des All Blacks contre la France », écrit quelqu’un sur le réseau social X. « Je vais m’endormir avec ça. L’alarme est réglée. C’est parti ! » explique une autre personne. Le match a commencé !