South Africa’s football season is coming to a close and the nation is looking to get back to its roots.
It is expected that the country will host two national championship games in 2019, but with the World Cup not happening until 2019, there is no guarantee that the nation will be able to participate.
“The World Cup is not going to be here for a long time, and we are not going anywhere,” South Africa Rugby Union (SARU) President John Tsangwe said on Friday.
“We have to prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and we will be ready for that.”
South Africa Rugby Federation (Sarf) CEO Peter Fazey said that the Rugby World Championship was a major step forward for the game, but the federation was not ready to announce the date yet.
With the Rugby Championship being held in 2019 and the 2019 World Cup coming up, the 2019 edition of the Rugby Championships will not be the same as the one that took place in 2014, which saw South Africa win its first championship.
“We are waiting for the World Rugby to announce which team will be in 2019,” Sarf President Peter Fizik told reporters on Friday at the National Stadium.
“The first team will probably be the Lions, the Lions are the team that will be hosting the 2019 world championship, but they will not necessarily be the one who will host the 2019 event.
South African rugby is set to return to the national level after a period of relative isolation following the death of the country’s long-serving Rugby World Champion, George Smith.
Smith’s death in March 2019 was linked to a drug-related arrest that led to a ban from international rugby.
The rugby federation has been left to run its affairs without Smith, who died in the middle of the game.
During the World Cups, South Africa is expected to host the final of the African Cup of Nations, the first international event since the Rugby Rugby World Championships were suspended following Smith’s death.
Rugby was not just about football, but also rugby union.
Since South Africa became a full member of the World Federation in 2004, it has played in every major tournament and World Cup.
It is a very special sport, and a very important one.
It has become the national sport of South Africa and the country is really proud of that, Fazee said.
After Smith’s passing, Sarf played host to the Rugby League World Cup in 2018 and 2019.
In 2019, the SARU won the Rugby Football League Cup for the first time, beating the defending champions, South African Rugby Union.
Fazee told the media that he is hopeful that the 2019 tournament will bring the sport back to the fore in South Africa.
While the 2019 tournaments will be a milestone in the history of South African rugby, it is a small step for a nation that was once the world’s biggest rugby fan.
Tensions have been high since the death of George Smith, the Rugby Football Union’s long standing captain, in March 2019.
Following his death, South Africans started protesting and demanding answers to the countrys woes.
On Saturday, Rufus was arrested for the murder of Smith.
He was charged with murder, possession of drugs and the possession of a firearm in connection with the death.
The charges against him are now being investigated as a murder.
Rufuses first trial will be heard in April 2019, while the second trial is scheduled for the end of 2019.
South Africa has been hosting the World Cricket League Championship since 2002 and has been a successful host nation.
There is no immediate plan to add another World Cup to the 2019 schedule, although the Rugby Cricket World Cup was held in South Australia in 2002.
Earlier this year, the Rugby Union of South Australia (RUSA) announced that it was joining the Rugby Club World Cup, an event set to be held in 2017 in the state of Victoria.
Other Rugby nations that have hosted the tournament include New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
(H/T: The Huffington Post)