Tshwane metro police have urged Springbok fans not to go to the Union Building in Pretoria to see their heroes as they will not be allowed in.
Tshwane metro police spokesperson Isaac Mahamba says fans should rather gather on the designated route and at Loftus Versfeld, Sunnypark Shopping Centre, Church Square and Tshwane House.
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He says they will not completely closed off the streets for the entire parade.
The Boks will travel east on Stanza Bopape, through Hatfield in Burnett Street, past Loftus Versfeld, to Sunnyside on Jorrison Street and then to Church Square from where they will go to Tshwane House.
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“The times that they are expected to leave here at Union Building it should be around 8 o’clock. Then they are heading towards Loftus Versfeld then they are going to the Sunnyside area. Then they’ll go to Church Square and then stop at Tshwane House. That’s where they are expected to go between 10 and 11 go straight to Johannesburg,” explains Mahamba.
Meanwhile, Springbok fans have started to trickle onto Government Avenue in anticipation of the arrival of the champions.
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The Springboks are expected to have breakfast with President Cyril Ramaphosa and to hand over the William Webb Ellis Cup to him before taking it on a national tour.
These fans say they can’t wait to see their heroes.
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