Rugby too white…..but soccer is not too black?

Rugby too white…..but soccer is not too black?

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says South Africa deserves to have a Springbok team representative of its rainbow nation, according to a report.

“Now, nearly 20 years later, I lament the tortoise pace at which transformation at the highest level is being effected,” he said in a letter to The Cape Times.

Tutu criticised the SA Rugby Union (Saru) for the pace of transformation in the team, and said it was “particularly hurtful” to see the selection of black players as “peripheral squad members never given the chance to settle down and earn their spurs.”

He said the country deserved a team that represented the “full spectrum of the rainbow that defines us”…

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