Hundreds of Springboks fans gathered at Umhlanga ahead of the arrival of the 2023 Rugby World Cup champions on Saturday.
- Hundreds of South Africans gathered outside the popular Garden Court Umhlanga ahead of the Durban leg of the Springboks’ victory tour on Saturday.
- The Bokke beat the All Blacks in a nail-biting final at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France last week.
- Saturday is day three of the Boks’ victory tour, which kicked off with a visit to President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday.
Hundreds of Springboks fans, many of whom are sporting the team’s signature green and gold, have gathered outside Umhlanga’s Garden Court hotel ahead of the Durban leg of the 2023 Rugby World Cup champions’ victory tour.
The supporters were loudly singing popular sporting anthems such as Shosholoza.
Broad smiles, laughs and light conversation were the order of the day, with the sunny weather reflecting the jovial mood permeating this affluent part of Durban.
Karishma Ganai, a Durban local, said although she lives down the road from the hotel, she booked herself and her two sons a room at the establishment so that they could get a better view of the Springboks when they arrive.
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