After the historic defeat against the Welsh, international media revealed that the Australian coach had met with Japanese leaders to take over as soon as the World Cup was over.
The 2023 World Cup in France has been a huge blow for the Australian team. After the historic 40-6 defeat against Wales, the media in the ocean territory said that the EDee Joneswallabies coach, He has open talks with Japan after the World Cup.
Although they started by beating Georgia 35-15 on their debut, they lost 22-15 against Fiji and lost again to the Welsh team and their qualification to the quarterfinals was complicated. As reported The age, The former fixture had a secret, virtual interview on August 25 with Japanese Rugby Union leaders. The Japanese idea will be Jones’ replacement for Jamie Joseph at the end of the tournament on French soil. Furthermore, the Scottish newspaper The Herald added that would have agreed to a second meeting, but in person, before the match against Australia and Portugalwhere the Australian team is forced to win depending on other results.
The current Wallabies coach, who took over Dave Rennie eight months ago and has a contract until the 2027 World Cup, he was asked about the rumors at the press conference and avoid questions: “I don’t know what you’re talking about.”. In an attempt to change the subject, Jones, who had a stint with the Cherry Blossoms between 2012 and 2015ensured that He does not understand why people question his commitment to the Australian national team.and sentenced, left the room: “I will not deal with those questions in the future.. I’m happy to talk about Wales, about Portugal, but if you keep asking about that you’ll have to forgive me. ?Do you want to decide what you want to do?”.
The three candidates to lead Japan after the World Cup
After the beginning of rumors of a meeting between Japanese leaders and Eddie JoneslAustralian media have revealed that the Wallabies coach is one of three main candidates to take over at the Cherry Blossoms. Being yours good relationship with the president Masato Tsuchida the reason that puts it at the top of the list.
The job offer received by the former employee states: “The main goal is to ensure that Brave Blossoms is successful on the international stage in the next four years”. This statement is related to Japan’s desire to host the World Cup again and ultimately win the first trophy.
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