Bafana Bafana players celebrate with the trophy after beating Senegal in the Cosafa Cup final at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Gqeberha on Sunday. Photo: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix
Bafana Bafana players celebrate with the trophy after beating Senegal in the Cosafa Cup final at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Gqeberha on Sunday. Photo: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

SA Rugby congratulates SAFA for Bafana Bafana conquest

By Staff Reporter Time of article published Jul 21, 2021

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CAPE TOWN – The South African Rugby Union (SARU) have offered their heartfelt congratulations to SAFA (South African Football Association) and the Bafana Bafana team on clinching the 2021 Cosafa Cup by defeating Senegal at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Gqeberha last Sunday.

In a letter addressed to SAFA president Danny Jordaan and CEO Tebogo Motlanthe, SARU wrote: 'The national team’s performance has been testimony to a marvellous crop of South African players, and management. We are happy and celebrate with you the prominence you have given to South African sport.

'Our best wishes to you and the team for the forthcoming World Cup Qualifiers and we look forward to enjoying Bafana Bafana success in what we know will be a busy 2021 for you.

'Could you please also extend SA Rugby and the Springboks’ congratulations to the entire squad and management? Well done!'

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