An exciting new adventure for the former All Blacks coach

An exciting new adventure for the former All Blacks coach

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An exciting new adventure by Ian Foster. Thus, the former New Zealand coach, who was at the helm of the All Blacks team during the 2023 World Cup, which recently lost in the final to South Africa, will begin a new adventure with the club. He has signed up for one season (2024-2025) with Japanese franchise Toyota Verblitz and will notably find Euden Barrett and Aaron Smith there. While the Japanese team has managed to include not only phenomenon Beauden Barrett (127 caps) and Aaron Smith (125 caps) in their squad, but also legend Steve Hansen who heads the team, it turns out that Ian Foster now arrives as manager.

Foster arrives in Japan

Now 58, Foster was part of New Zealand's third World Championship title win in 2015, when he was Steve Hansen's deputy in charge of the back four. He then took charge of the All Blacks following the 2019 World Cup, before leading the All Blacks to a silver medal in the last World Cup, where they lost by one point to the Springboks at Stade de France (12-11).

“I have watched the development of Japanese rugby over the past few years. There is no doubt that the top flight is an ever-improving competition. I am excited to join the franchise with the aim of winning silverware. I am also looking forward to Steven's return,” said the new Verblitz manager after announcing his signing. (Hansen) to work with him.”

Toyota Verblitz are currently sixth in League One on 34 points, but with all these arrivals from the All Blacks, it promises to be a good run for them.

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