- The Springbok line-up has been decided, revealing the legends who will be carrying the weight of SA's hopes all the way to the Rugby World Cup finals
- While citizens nationwide and even abroad dream of a green and gold victory, it remains up to these icons to pull through
- Briefly.co.za explores who made the cut and who got snipped ahead of this weekend's match against England
The braais are prepped and score predictions are being debated as the nation gears up to witness the highly-anticipated Rugby World Cup finale.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is so convinced that the Bokke are poised to take the win that he will be jetting off any moment now to join the crowd on the ground in Japan.
The 'chosen ones' have been selected, with the Springboks revealing the men who will be 'carrying a nation's hopes and dreams on their shoulders'.
Captain Siya Kolisi will lead the charge while his father bursts with pride from his spot in the stadium, on international soil for the first time.
Cheslin Kolbe has managed to recover just in time to be included in the line-up, marking the 'return of the man with the jet shoes'.
Briefly.co.za reported that the winger suffered an ankle injury, raising concerns that the star player would miss the high-stakes battle.
Eben Etzebeth has managed to cling onto his position in the team, despite the drama waiting for him back in Mzansi.
As expected, some foresee a bleak outcome but, if South Africa's track record against England counts for anything, the world is about to get a taste of Bok fever.
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