South African flag flies high in Birmingham


rugby Brand South Africa has sent its congratulations to the South African rugby team for flying the flag high in the latest match at the World Cup. (Image: Rugby World Cup)

Johannesburg, Saturday 26 September 2015 – Brand South Africa today joined the nation in congratulating the Springboks for their excellent sportsmanship on the field in Birmingham as they battled Samoa in their second match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Speaking from South Africa, Brand South Africa’s CEO Kingsley Makhubela said: “It was inspiring to watch our national team play with fierce determination, courage and pride. The score at the end of the match attests to their passion and skill.”

“The South African flag flies high in Birmingham tonight and the South African nation is filled with pride at your excellence on the sports field.

“The performance of our national sports teams both domestically and internationally continues to drive national pride and patriotism. It also contributes to the country’s reputation and competitiveness in the area of sport. We look forward to your next match and assure you of the support of the South African nation,” concluded Mr Makhubela.