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29 May 2017 05:48 (South Africa)

South Africans should congratulate themselves on World Cup, says Tutu

  • Andy Rice
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    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has praised South Africa's hosting of the World Cup, saying: "We are hosting the greatest World Cup, and we are doing it in style," he said. Tutu would like to see the benefits of hosting the tournament extending beyond next month. He feels the positive sentiment generated by the World Cup should mark a beginning, rather than an end. Tutu also predicts that Bafana Bafana will win Tuesday's game vs France three or four to nil. Let's hope his optimism is justified.  Read more: Sapa via M&G

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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