- South Africa has just welcomed the Springboks home from their Rugby World Cup tour
- Meanwhile, the EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi insists that the euphoria experienced over the victory is a lie
- Despite the massive backlash over his comments following the win, Ndlozi refuses to budge
South Africa is a hive of happiness following the weekend's Rugby World Cup win against England.
The Economic Freedom Fighters refuse to join in the festivities, with spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi leading the fightback against the euphoria taking the nation by storm.
Briefly.co.za reported that Ndlozi had told all the team members except captain Siya Kolisi to go retrieve their congratulations from British Royal Prince Harry.
This had been met with widespread criticism, with citizens blasting the politician for his divisive notions.
Ndlozi has further expanded on his opinion in this regard, posting to social media that:
“I see false visions and dangerous euphorias. We’re not criticising ‘a rugby tournament’ in which SA won. We’re criticising a national project using the tournament to portray none existing unity of races in South Africa. It is this ‘false unity’ that we are not buying. We too celebrate Siya: as Black Excellence – not unity.”
Ndlozi insists that believing in this 'false unity' doesn't indicate a lower intelligence, commenting:
“It’s okay to believe, it doesn’t make anyone stupid. But we already know better not to believe in false unity portrayed through Springboks. It’s not my argument that victory was false: EFF voters surely know that there is no racial unity. Telling us the rugby victory means victory over racial division is utterly false.”
The bitter spokesperson went as far as to claim the victory was 'captured' by racists:
“The victory is captured. It was always captured and racists will use it to silence many proud blacks. They will tell them to concede to their superiority if they want to win, succeed and be better. Such a captured victory mustn’t go uninterrupted!”
The EFF recently opted to silently protest celebrations in Parliament, blasting politicians for rejoicing in the victory.
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