In Group B of the 2023 World Cup in France, Spain will face South Africa, Ireland, Scotland, and an undetermined level opponent.
The Spanish rugby squad, which qualified for the 2023 World Cup in France with a win over Portugal (33-28) on Sunday, will make its global debut against Ireland on September 9 in Bordeaux.
The XV del León, who finished second in the European qualifying phase, will play South Africa in their second match, also in Bordeaux, on Sunday, September 17; Scotland will be measured on Saturday, September 30 at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille; and they will conclude their group stage participation on October 8 against the first team from the Asia/Pacific zone in the same city.
Spain defeated Uruguay (27-15), South Africa (47-3), and Scotland (47-3) in their previous World Cup appearance in 1999. (48-0).
Santi Santos’ squad will conclude their participation in the 2022 European Championship on Sunday in Tbilisi, where they will attempt to win the crown, despite the fact that the Georgian team enters as obvious favorites.
The World Cup will be divided into four groups of five teams, with the top two teams from each group qualifying for the quarterfinals. The first match between France and New Zealand will take place on September 8, 2023, with the final on October 28.