Daunting task for African World Cup representativesby TINTSWALO BALOYI
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S two representatives at the Rugby World Cup – South Africa and Namibia- have hectic schedules at the tournament that resumes in England in September.
The Springboks, winners in 1995 and 2007, will on the 19th start rolling at the Brighton Community Centre, Brighton while Namibia lock horns with world defending champions New Zealand at the Olympic Stadium, London on the 24th.
The two African representatives will return to action again on the 26th with South Africa play Samoa at the Villa Park in Birmingham while Namibia clash with Tonga at the Sandy Park Stadium in Exeter.
The African ambassadors at the biggest rugby event in the world shall endure during the months of September and October as they seek to bring glory to the continent.
In October, South Africa will take on Scotland at St James’ Park in Newcastle on the 3rd before rounding up with an encounter against the USA at the Olympic Stadium on the 7th.
Namibia will battle out with Georgia at Sandy Park Stadium in Exeter on the 9th before rounding up with a crucial tie against Argentina on 11th at Leicester City Stadium in Leicester.
If the two nations qualify, they will battle out in the quarterfinals, semifinals and and final starting 17th October until 31st October at different English venues.
The Rugby World Cup finalists will then battle out at the Twickenham Stadium in London.
– CAJ News
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