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15,000 Japanese fans sing Welsh national anthem at World Cup training session

15,000 people sing Welsh national anthem at Wales Rugby squad's open training session.

This is the moment 15,000 Japanese locals sang the Welsh national anthem.

World Cup fever has gripped the southern Japanese city of Kitakyushu as thousands of people attended an open training session for the Welsh Rugby team.

City of Kitakyushu has provided a remarkable welcome for the Wales Rugby team.

The city of Kitakyushu has provided a warm welcome for Warren Gatland's team since their arrival.

Wales squad are staying very close to the Kitakyushu stadium.

Huge queues snaked around the 15,000 capacity Kitakyushu stadium - more than two hours ahead of the Wales squad's short journey from their hotel.

The players arrived to a sea of red shirts and a rendition of the Welsh National Anthem, which was later followed by the hymn Calon Lan.

15,000 people sang the Welsh National anthem at an opening training session for the Wales rugby team.

Crowds also took part in a Mexican wave around the stadium as they watched the Welsh squad train.

Mexican wave around the Kitakyushu stadium in southern Japan.

Monday's scenes comes two days after the players arrival in the southern Japanese city, where hundreds of local school children greeted them at Kitakyushu International Airport.

The city centre meanwhile has been decked out in Welsh flags and "Go Go Wales" banners.

15,000 people attend to watch Wales Rugby team in an open training session.