Ntsiki Mazwai says the Springboks remind her of apartheid
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While Mzansi was celebrating the Springboks making it through to the finals of 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Sunday, Ntsiki Mazwai seems to disagree.
Taking to her Twitter page, the controversial poet ruffled feathers when she posted that she finds the "rugby team to be an apartheid trigger" and that she can't "celebrate the victory of white domination using a black female CEO".
She followed this by saying that rugby for her represents how "mentally damaged we are" and that she can't be excited about "crumbs" while upholding "white supremacy".
Guys I find our rugby team to be an apartheid trigger ..... I can't celebrate the victory of white domination using a black female CEO 😔— Ntsikizayiboni (@ntsikimazwai) October 27, 2019
When I look at this rugby situation o see how mentally damaged we are......excited for crumbs while we uphold white supremacy— Ntsikizayiboni (@ntsikimazwai) October 27, 2019
Once again this caused a heated debate in her mentions regarding her statements.
Laugh? At what exactly? We lack patriots in this country, Rugby is not a White man's sport same as soccer is not a Black man's sport. At least they are doing something that is worth celebrating, For once nje
— Pinocchio Afrik (@AfrikPinocchio) October 28, 2019
I'm very disappointed that it's you saying this... When I 1st read it I thought it was someone else. I got excited there for a moment thinking more people are "woke". It had to be said though.
— Sisipho Mantakana (@0piqi0) October 27, 2019
i lived in apartheid times & that team to me still represents bad memories. I can't even celebrate forged unity. Maybe someday but i don't see that coming😯
— Ntje Moholo (@ntjereloaded) October 27, 2019
Mara can't the nation just celebrate ga one cos bafana bafana ba tshameke ditapole
— Gift Mogapi (@MogapiGift) October 27, 2019
Ntsiki umephi kahle kahle? When there are no changes made u complain & when changes are made u still complain. If the position was held by a white person you'd complain and now is held by a black person more so a black female bt u still complain. Decide sis where exactly u stand
— Themba_Kring (@KringThemba) October 27, 2019
Lol... People find anything to make excuses for something they don't understand.. lol ask people around u to teach u rugby
— Snow (@snow_ntsizwa) October 27, 2019
The last couple of week Mazwai has been taking shots at numerous people including Bonang Matheba, KB Motsilanyane and Moshe Ndiki.