Who is the HIGHEST-PAID Springbok?

Who is the HIGHEST-PAID Springbok? Photos/X/Springboks

MTN donates R30m for SA rugby growth after Springboks victory

MTN’s R30 million pledge to continue developing rugby growth in South Africa has social media users divided, however optimistic.

Who is the HIGHEST-PAID Springbok?

Who is the HIGHEST-PAID Springbok? Photos/X/Springboks

R30 million has been donated towards the development of Rugby in South Africa, several sources reported. This comes after the Springboks made history in France as fourth-time winners of the Rugby World Cup and the 2023 Rugby World Cup champions.


The CEO at MTN SA, Charles Molapisi, revealed that the principal sponsor of the Springboks will inject R10 million a year for the next three years into the SA Rugby Growth Fund, Kaya FM reported.

“This win meant so much, not just to the team, not just to MTN, but to the nation. At MTN, we are excited about the Boks’ story of transformation, this team is hailed as the best Springbok team in history,” Molapisi was quoted as saying.’

“We want this work to continue, we don’t want this work to stop, and we understand that it takes resources. This is why MTN is backing the SA Rugby Growth Fund, because we are saying, take this money and go and find more Siya Kolisis,” the CEO was quoted as saying.

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Molapisi extended his heartfelt congratulations to the Boks and said the “R30 million contribution is to help SA Rugby ensure that the next generation of players of this calibre can be discovered, from every corner of the country, to ensure the next Siya is nurtured and developed through the rugby ranks,” Engineering News reported. South Africans have since taken to social media with their divided opinions on the donation.

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The Springboks won the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France. Image by David Davies / PA.


“I really hope it does go to the development of Rugby We want to still see SA Rugby at the top in the next 20 years,” @ Awelani62885456 wrote.

“Let’s hope the funds will reach the Trankie areas like in the Eastern Cape,” @J9502JoFreedom said.

“R30m to rugby 🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱 when there are kids going to sleep hungry or without a roof over their heads. What an absolute fu**ing joke!!!!” @bekker_hendrik commented.

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