Boks and Bafana in double-header

2013-07-02 13:25

South Africa’s national rugby and soccer teams will feature in a double-header to celebrate the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela, the sports ministry has confirmed.

The Nelson Mandela Sports Day includes a series of festivities including a music concert at the FNB Stadium on August 17.

The Springboks will play against Argentina, a match originally scheduled for Bloemfontein, and Bafana Bafana will take on Burkino Faso.

The matches will be preceded by a curtain raiser between Italian and South African Football Masters.

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