- Captain Siya Kolisi has returned to his hometown a Rugby World Cup champion
- The Springboks took their Trophy Tour to the modest town of Zwide, Port Elizabeth
- Throngs of fans took to the street to cheer on their homeboy who inspired hope in countless hearts
Captain Siya Kolisi has returned to his hometown Zwide as a Rugby World Cup champion.
The Springboks showed off the Webb Ellis trophy in the Port Elizabeth town as part of their Trophy Tour.
Briefly.co.za reported that the victory lap would end in Cape Town on Monday, with our main ous hopefully taking some time off to rest after a hectic tournament.
While the tour has allowed citizens to get in on the celebrations and show the national team some love, things haven't been smooth sailing.
After disappointing Durban fans recently the team was left apologizing for skipping other parts of PE. A statement on the situation clarified that time constraints had meant cutting things short:
"Humble apologies to the northern areas of PE today who missed out on our planned visit. Massive crowds, congestion and a waiting flight to Cape Town meant an unavoidable last-minute route change. We are as disappointed as you, and we do apologise sincerely."
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