President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to depart for France on Friday afternoon to express his support for the Springboks in their upcoming final match against the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup, which will take place in Paris on Saturday night. Prior to his departure, he encouraged the team to “play your hearts out.”

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Engagement with Stakeholders

Before leaving, President Ramaphosa engaged with stakeholders at the Vereeniging City Hall. This meeting followed an oversight visit he conducted at the troubled Emfuleni Local Municipality. Despite his busy schedule, his commitment to supporting the Springboks remained unwavering.

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Aiming for a Second Victory

President Ramaphosa is hopeful that he will have the opportunity to lift the Webb Ellis Cup for the second time. He expressed his intention to boost the team’s morale during his visit, reminding them that they represent 62 million South Africans. He urged them to give their all, score tries and penalties, and bring the cup home.

He expressed confidence in the team and stated that he would be assessing each player’s level of confidence. The President is looking forward to showing his support and demonstrating that the people of South Africa stand behind their team.

By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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