HSBC Paris 7s: Stage is set for showdown

Stage is set at Stade Jean-Bouin. Picture: PAULINE KOYAMAIBOLE

STADE Jean-Bouin is ready for the crowning of the 2019 World Sevens Series champion.

Fiji Times Online is at the stadium which is still empty with fans still trickling in.

The weather is perfect for rugby with the temperature at 16 degrees Celsius

There is a Fijian touch at the stadium with a bure complete with warriors greeting fans.

Fijian warriors in front of the bure at the Stade Jean-Bouin in Paris. Picture : PAULINE KOYAMAIBOLE

Our national men’s sevens rugby team has asked fans to let them prepare for the tournament without any disturbances

Fans have been asked not to visit the team at their hotel.

Fiji is currently leading the series with 164 points, two ahead of USA.

The first game of the tournament is expected to start at 11am Paris time or 9pm Fiji time.

Fiji’s first game is against England at 10.50pm Fiji time.

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