Last updated on November 11, 2019
South Africans had on Saturday burst into festivities when Amabokoboko lifted the Webb Ellis Trophy.
This follows the delivery of cup onto the pitch at Yokohama Stadium in Japan by a New Land Rover Defender.
The Boks got the high ground over England, beating them 32–12 to become the 2019 Rugby World Cup champions.
Amabokoboko, lifted the trophy for a record matching third time, a remarkable feat only achieved by New Zealand.
After the last whistle, Springboks captain, Siya Kolisi expressed gratitude toward South Africans, from the individuals on the homesteads to those in the shebeens and in the city.
“We can accomplish anything in the event that we cooperate as one,” said Kolisi.
Richie McCaw carried the Webb Ellis Trophy as the New Defender paraded it for the 70,000 fans in the Stadium.
McCaw held the Webb Ellis Trophy aloft out of the roof of the New Defender before handing it over to World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont.
“It was a huge honour to be a part of the celebrations here in Japan tonight. I congratulate South Africa on their win. Being in this iconic New Land Rover Defender, in front of the crowds and carrying the Webb Ellis Trophy was something I will never forget.
Throughout this tournament, the South Africa side have shown they are unstoppable, incomparable, and tough and, capable of great things — qualities shared with this fantastic New Defender,” said McCaw.
As a compliment to the South African National Rugby team, Range Rover has painted Range Rover Sport with Springboks’ specific green colour and logo.
This makes the sport car unique, while is the first and only vehicle, finished in Springbok colours as a tribute to the team.
Land Rover Chief Design Officer, Gerry McGovern, Land Rover, said the New Defender is the define durability.
“We built it for adventurous hearts and curious minds, for those who knows community values and strive to be different.
Our rugby communities shares these values throughout the world.
It’s a privilege to bring the vehicle to Japan to share it with those who are here to embrace Rugby. World Cup and shown such generosity to the fans who support their nations,” said McGovern.Follow us on Social Media