Cape Town - South Africa's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid has been condensed into a gloss
online magazine offering.
The 80 page reader-friendly summary of the 800-page bid book breaks down the
RWC2023 Bid Scorecard and details exactly why South Africa believes it is best
positioned to host the World Cup.
France and Ireland are also bidding to host 2023's tournament.
South Africa's bid leadership states that the bid speaks emphatically to
World Rugby's scorecard and adds that South Africa's bid is technically excellent
and commercially compelling.
The leaderships says the tournament will make a
record profit and that South Africa will produce an exceptional tournament in
unrivalled facilities ... all against a unique background.
The scorecard is make up of the following:
Finance, commercial and commitments: 35%
Venues and host cities: 30%
Tournament infrastructure: 20%
Vision and concept: 10%
Tournament, organisation and schedule: 5%
Three independent companies have over the past three months assessed all
three respective bid books, based on the World Rugby scorecard. A
recommendation will be made to World Rugby and this will be made public on
Tuesday, October 31, 2017.
The recommendation does not equal a guarantee and World Rugby's General
Council vote on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 will determine the winning country.