Lynn Forbes Shares Emotional Tribute to AKA After the Springboks’ Historic Win: “You Are With Us”

Lynn Forbes Shares Emotional Tribute to AKA After the Springboks’ Historic Win: “You Are With Us”

  • Lynn Forbes emotionally celebrated the Springboks' Rugby World Cup win in France on her Instagram, expressing that she knew her son AKA would be proud of the victory
  • AKA had been a vocal supporter of the Springboks before his tragic death earlier in the year
  • Fans shared heartwarming responses on Lynn Forbes' post, expressing their love and support for her and her late son

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Lynn Forbes was among the many South Africans who headed to their social media to celebrate the Springboks' win at the just-ended Rugby World Cup in France. AKA's mom also penned a touching message to her late son who was a proud supporter of the team.

Lynn Forbes shared a touching tribute to AKA after the Springboks won
Lynn Forbes posted a touching message to AKA after the Springboks won the Rugby World Cup. Image: @lynnforbesza and @akaworldwide
Source: Instagram

Lynn Forbes pens emotional tribute to AKA after the Springboks' win

South Africans were over the moon after winning the Rugby World Cup in France. Many celebrities have been sharing congratulatory messages to the team.

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In her Instagram timeline, AKA's mother Lynn Forbes also said she was thinking about her late son following the Springboks' historic win. Glammy noted that she knew that her son, who was gunned down in February this year would be celebrating the Springboks' win. She wrote:

"I carry your face on my neck, close to my heart ❤️ You are with us in spirit my boy and I know just how proud you are of the Bokke!!! "

Fans celebrate the Springboks' win with Lynn Forbes

Anyone who knew AKA knew he was very vocal about supporting the Bokke. The rapper always showed his support on social media. Many headed to Lynn Forbes' page to share heartwarming responses.

@honeymoon1969 said:

"My favourite track ❤️ Love you eternally Kiernan"

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@chef_chowciao wrote:

"What a beautiful and intense game it was "

@virginialeonard58 added:

"Your baby is always with you and watching over you and the family always ❤️❤️"

@portieeaa noted:

"First thing she did was kiss her baby, yoh I'm not crying, I'm not crying, I'm not crying!!"

@gail.cathy noted:

"Yhoo you make me cry mama the way you loved your boy and still do, God be with you always "

RWC 2023: Prince Kaybee trolled for supporting New Zealand after Springboks bring cup back home

In more entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Prince Kaybee made it clear that his loyalties lie with New Zealand regarding the Rugby World Cup. Most South Africans showed unwavering support for the Springboks, but the DJ emphasised his love for the All Blacks.

Twitter users photoshopped pictures to ridicule Prince Kaybee for backing New Zealand. Netizens piled on the jokes at the DJ's expense.

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Privie Kandi (Entertainment Editor) Privilege Kandi is an entertainment news editor (joined Briefly in 2022). A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the Christian College of Southern Africa (2016), she has been in the arts and entertainment industry for six years. Privie has worked for the Zimbabwe International Film and Festival Trust as a communications officer and a writer and TV producer for lifestyle and entertainment channel CME TV. She passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at

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