The Streets of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape were abuzz with Springboks fans cheering for the rugby heroes the fourth leg of the victory tour made its way through the regions of Zwide, KwaZakhele and Uitenhage, where the champions displayed the Web Ellis Cup in all its glory.
Port Elizabeth is home to Captain Siya Kolisi, Coach Rassie Erasmus and back-line coach Mzwandile Stick.
It was a damp and rainy start to the Port Elizabeth leg of the trophy tour but that didn’t deter fans.
☔ Bad weather on a Sunday – no problem for PE
🇿🇦 Thousands out to welcome RWC champions
📸 Picture gallery of penulatimate stop on Trophy Tour
— Springboks (@Springboks) November 10, 2019
The fans came out in their numbers to see the champions carrying the Web Ellis Cup through Nelson Mandela Bay.
For many the victory symbolises the hope for greater unity in the country.
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