Springbok’s World Cup victory tour routes

Posted by Jessica [email protected] on 7 November 2019

The Springboks have officially kicked off their Victory Parade around South Africa – a five-day tour that started in Pretoria this morning and will take the team all the way to the Mother City.

Fans react as they watch the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final between South Africa and England. Image by Yasuyoshi Chiba

Not only will the Boks be parading the Web Ellis Cup, which they won after beating England 32-12 in the final on Saturday, but will also be celebrating their new titles: World Rugby Team of the Year, Coach of the Year and Player of the Year. The latter two were awarded to Rassie Erasmus and Pieter-Steph du Toit respectively.

Captain Siya Kolisi dedicated their win to the South Africans who had supported their squad throughout the tournament.

“We did this for all South Africans – ordinary people who work tirelessly all day long to care for their families and friends and ultimately make our wonderful country an even better place,” Kolisi told South African supporters upon his return to South Africa.

“Winning the World Cup on foreign soil was very special – and arriving home to this wonderful support is the cherry on top. We are tired but grateful, humbled and over-awed – thank you!”

You can catch a glimpse of green and gold along these routes between 7 and 11 November.

Johannesburg, Thursday, 7 November (13:30 – 14:15)

– N1 Western Bypass. Take M1 to Smit Street

– Take exit 12 from De Villiers Graaff highway/M1

– Continue on Smit Street Drive to Simmonds Street

– Team stops at FNB Offices

– Right into Anderson Street

– Left to Soweto highway/M70

Soweto, Thursday, 7 November (15:00 – 16:00)

– Bara to Maponya mall

– Straight along Chris Hani to Koma Road and Jabulani Mall

– Bolani Road to Hector Peterson Memorial

– Drive down and join Klipspruit Valley Road

– Drive behind Orlando Stadium

– At the traffic light turn right

Durban, 8 November (10:00 – 12:00)

– Depart from City Hall

– Follow Anton Lembede Street

– Right on Joseph Nduli Street

– Right on Dr Pixley Kaseme Street

– Left on Stalwart Simelane Street

– Left on Braam Fisher

– Right on Samora Michel

East London, 9 November (10:00 – 14:00)

-Depart from City Hall

– Follow Oxford Street

– NY Express

– Turns into Mdantsane Access Road

– Spine Road

– Left on Jiba

Port Elizabeth, 10 November (10:00 – 13:00)

– Depart City Hall

– New Brighton

– Kwazakhele-Wolman Stadium

– Zwide

– Motherwell Peace Park

– Uitenhage

– Green Acres Mall

Cape Town (Langa), 11 November (10:00 – 11:00)

– Jakes Gerwel Drive

– Left on Washington Street

– Left on Bhunga Ave

– Left Ndabeni Street

– Into Rhodes

– Back onto Washington Street

Cape Town, 11 November (11:30 – 13:00)

– Depart from City Hall

– Darling Street, right into Adderley Street

– Along Adderley, left turn into Strand Street

– Up Strand Street and left into Long Street

– Along Long Street, right into Buitensingel

– Up Buitensingel and right into Loop Street

– Right into Hans Strijdom Avenue

– Left turn into Heerengracht at the Fountain Circle

– Right turn into Hertzog Boulevard

 

Featured Image: SA Rugby Mag

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