‘Bring it home’: Zuma gets behind Boks

2011-08-30 00:00

President Jacob Zuma gave the Springbok team his blessing as they make their final preparations for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. He quipped that the team will not be allowed back into the country if they do not win the trophy, to which Springbok skipper John Smit replied that his men would die in their boots for their country if needed. ‘Bring the trophy back to Mzansi, that is your national duty,’ Zuma said. ‘You must know as you go that each and every South African is with you and that must give you strength and courage to do your best. You are our warriors. The entire 50 million citizens will be behind you.’

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