Kolisi is more popular than me, jokes Ramaphosa as ‘Boks start tour

Kolisi is more popular than me, jokes Ramaphosa as ‘Boks start tour

That all falls into place once we work hard together.

"I am grateful for the opportunities afforded to me by many top coaches at the Springboks and the Sharks, and grateful to my numerous team mates over the years".

"We are very happy and proud to be here with the trophy today".

On a sunny morning, Kolisi stood Thursday at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the seat of South Africa's government, and said the support of ordinary South Africans was "the most important thing".

The cheering crowd became frenzied when Ramaphosa arrived on a makeshift stage, to meet the team led by Erasmus.

Zimbabwe-born World Cup winning prop, Tendai Mtawarira has announced his retirement from worldwide rugby after leading South Africa to glory in this year's edition of rugby's global showpiece event in Japan on Saturday.

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Traffic came to a standstill and flag-waving crowds lined the streets of the CBD as the parade snaked its way to the City Hall to the chanting of Siya, Siya, Siya!

Zimbabwe-born Mtawarira, 34, has been a fixture at loose head prop since debuting in 2008 and he is the third most capped Springbok with 117 after retired duo Victor Mayfield and Bryan Habana.

"They went out to war and they won and brought the trophy back to South Africa where it belongs". "The Springboks have once again united us as a nation, and a continent", said Muchemwa.

The team, whose victory has helped lift the spirits in a country beset with economic problems and racial inequality, began their tour in Pretoria with a parade on a black bus emblazoned with "Champions" as Kolisi held the Webb Ellis trophy aloft.

After Soweto, the Springboks' homecoming tour will continue in Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

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