South Africans hopeful as Springboks vs Samoa match is underway
Fans are out in their numbers across South Africa to rally behind Coach Heyneke Meyer’s men.
JOHANNESBURG - The Springboks have kicked off against Samoa in their second Pool B match in Birmingham at the Rugby World Cup after a loss to Japan last week.
Fans are out in their numbers across South Africa to rally behind Coach Heyneke Meyer's men.
In Cape Town there is definitely no lack of excitement at the V&A Waterfront amphitheater where the game is being broadcast on the big screen.
Unlike last week not many are wearing their green and gold Boks jersey.
One fan says he's still shocked about South Africa's 34-32 loss to Japan last week but he's confident Meyer has got it right to beat Samoa.
In Boktown at Montecasino, thousands have gathered to witness the match in a scene of green and gold.
Many fans are waiting anxiously to see what happens and South Africans are hungry for victory.
Young and old are unified in a statement of 'this world cup is not over yet'.
Meanwhile, the rest of the country is taking to Twitter to show their support to the Springboks:
- Marsha Marescia Cox (@MarshaM8) September 26, 2015
We need to get an early lead and just keep it there.. #SAvsSAM
- ProVerb (@ProVerbMusic) September 26, 2015
Samoa has the same population as Middelburg. Just saying. No pressure. Obviously Boks going to walk it. Obviously. Right? Right? #SAvsSAM
- Tom Eaton (@TomEatonSA) September 26, 2015
- Nkululeko_Sithole (@nkukza10) September 26, 2015
- James Costello (@jamescapetown) September 26, 2015
- Ian Simons (@iansimons1) September 26, 2015
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