Jamie Joseph paid his respects following the stubborn victory over Scotland of Japan.
Josephs side have now made it for the first time in their history to some quarter-finals of a Rugby World Cup following a victory in Yokohama.
After the success, Joseph was keen to pay his respects to people who lost their lives with.
I believe that you could just search around and see this can be a particular a minute for our team and for this nation, stated the head coach.
Before I talk about the footy, I really want to admit the families that have lost people in the typhoon now.
That really motivated our team. We spoke about this morning as a group. Since whilst celebrating tonight there are a great deal of people that are 19, the players actually wanted to play. I just would like to admit that.
Typhoon Hagibis made landfall south of Tokyo on Saturday evening and battered northern and central Japan with powerful gusts of wind and torrents of rain.
Sometimes those kinds of things can be overpowering but I believe [playing ] came out at the match today, particularly when sometimes it was really, really challenging, Joseph added in his post-match media conference.
I believed the Scottish team were incredible in most parts of the match, so they took us right from the beginning, he further added.
Japan went knowing that they needed to win to make the quarter-finals for your first time. The home side struck back with four unanswered attempts to direct, after conceding the points of this Test.
They scored [ancient ] and in certain areas of the game they out-played and out-matched us, but its the tenacity of our staff at crucial parts of the Test that paid dividends on us.
Then were only able to hang on till the end and I think that many of this has been to do with whats going on inside our own camp and also the fact that were playing a house World Cup.
We all see, and feel, the total amount of support thats supporting our team and that is incredibly inspirational
Japan will face-off against South Africa in the quarter-finals, a fixture that dipped because of this Brave Blossoms victory over the Springboks in Rugby World Cup history in 2015.
We will begin next week and were going to move from there. The key to our successes is our preparation, being coordinated from the start of the week and with constant messages, said captain Michael Leitch.
So, we will do that and were coming out weekly to really have a good match and shed. Were coming to win
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