Akafuni ukunikezela AmaBhokobhoko asazikhotha amanxeba

Iqela lesizwe lombhoxo loMzantsi Afrika liphume emidlalweni emibini elandelelanayo lingciphuza emva kokubethwa kwinyanga yeThupha ngendlela engaxolisiyo. Emva kokuphumelela kakuhle emdlalweni wokuqala eMpumalanga – kodwa abuye abaphoxa abalandeli bawo ngokubethwa yiNew Zealand ngo’35-23 emdlalweni obuse-Ellis Park Stadium. Aphindiwe AmaBhokobhoko ziintshaba zawo ezinkulu, iAustralia, ngo’25-17 emdlalweni weCastle Lager Rugby Championship obubanjelwe eAdelaide kwiveki ephelileyo. UMzantsi Afrika uza kudibana ne-Australia futhi emdlalweni wesibini eAllianz Stadium, eSydney, ngoMgqibelo. USteven Kitshoff noDeon Davids bathe basithembile iSpringbok futhi batsho besithi ukuze sigcine ithemba laso kwiRugby Championship – kunyanzelekile siyibethe iAustralia.

“Ukubethwa emidlalweni emibini kusishiye sinesigqukru – kodwa ndiyakholelwa ukuba sisenalo iqela elinamandla emdlalweni wombhoxo,” utshilo uKitshoff, ethetha namajelo eendaba ekuqaleni kwale veki. “Sishiyeke nemidlalo emithathu kwiRugby Championship. Eli lithuba lokuba siguqule izinto. Sihleli kakuhle eSydney kwaye iseshoni yethu yokuzilolonga ihambe kakuhle kakhulu. Wonke umntu uqhelene ngoku nemeko yase-Australia,” utshilo uKitshoff. Umqeqeshi weSpringbok, uDeon Davids, naye akazimiselanga ukulahla ithemba nangona iqela lakhe litywatyushiwe kwiveki ephelileyo. Abaqeqeshi benze iinguqu ezilithoba kwiqela labadlali eliza kuqala umdlalo ngempelaveki benethemba lokuzuza impumelelo phambi kokuhamba eAustralia.

“Sisesekhondweni elihle. Into emnandi ngeqela esinalo kukuba lingumxube wabadlali abasebatsha nabadala. Iyasinceda lo nto sitsho sikwazi ukumelana nokonzakala kwabadlali. Siyakholelwa kwelokuba abadlali bethu abatsha baza kufumana amathuba okudlala emidlalweni eshiyekileyo,” utshilo uDavids phambi kokuphawula ngokubethwa yiWallabies kwiveki ephelileyo. “Sizijongile zonke izinto esingazenzanga kakuhle emdlalweni ogqithileyo. Ikwazile kudala amathuba iAustralia ngokufanayo nathi. Into ebengumahluko kukuba iAustralia iwasebenzisile awayo, thina asikwazanga. Xa silungiselela umdlalo olandelayo, siza kugxila kakhulu kwizinto esiziphazamileyo,” utshilo uDavids owongeze ngelithi iRugby Championship yitumente esemgangathweni ophezulu kakhulu.