Rugby World Cup 2023: New Zealand vs Namibia live streaming, kick-off time, team news, where to watch

After suffering a humiliating 27-13 defeat at the hands of hosts France, New Zealand may get an opportunity to vent their frustration by beating Namibia at Rugby World Cup 2023. It was the first Pool level defeat for three-time winner All Blacks. It may be a huge setback for Ian Foster’s Rugby Championship winners, they can still reach the quarter-finals as Pool A runners-up. New Zealand are expected to win all three games of the group.

Namibia made a competitive start in their opener against Italy in Saint-Etienne on Saturday, but they could not prevent a 52-8 thrashing at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.

New Zealand vs. Namibia: Kick-off Time, venue

The New Zealand vs. Namibia match will take place on Friday, September 15, 2023. It will kick off at 8 p.m. BST or 9 p.m. local time. It will be played at
Stadium de Toulouse.

Where to watch New Zealand vs. Namibia match

ITV4 will broadcast the New Zealand-Namibia match live. It will be available for live streaming on the ITVX website and app. It can also be watched on the dedicated blog of Standard Sport.

Team News

New Zealand suffered a huge setback before the game against France when their captain Sam Cane had to withdraw due to injuries. Consequently, Tupou Vaa’i got an unexpected opening.

Cane is certain to miss this match as well. Besides, center Jordie Barrett, prop Tyrel Lomax, and flanker Shannon Frizell will also be in the team. Barrett is back in training after a knee problem. He is not likely to be included in the playing eleven.

New Zealand vs. Namibia match: Prediction

Namibia are in bad shape as they are losing their matches one after the other. It continued against Italy. Now they must in a game at any cost and it appears difficult against New Zealand.

Earlier, Namibia have played against the All Blacks twice and they suffered 58-14 in London in 2015 and then 71-9 in Tokyo four years ago.


Q1. How many matches have New Zealand and Namibia played together?
Namibia and New Zealand have played two games in the earlier World Cup. They suffered 58-14 in London in 2015 and 71-9 in Tokyo four years ago.

Q2. When will the France vs. Namibia match will kick off?
France vs Namibia match will kick off at 8 p.m. BST or 9 p.m. local time on Friday, September 15, 2023.

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