The Springboks have taken the Webb Ellis Cup for the third time, after crushing England 32-12 in the final at the Yokohama stadium.
After leading 12- 6 at half-time, winger Makazola Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe crossed the whitewash scoring two tries for the Springboks and taking the game away from the English.
In his 50th appearance in the Green and Gold Kolisi thanked all South Africans for their overwhelming support.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says that South Africa’s victory over England is the culmination of 19 weeks of preparations as well as the Boks’ belief in themselves.
South Africa has become the first team in the history of the World Cup to lose a Pool game and gone on to win the tournament.
— Rugby World Cup (@rugbyworldcup) 2 November 2019