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Bongi Mbonambi celebrates the Springboks Rugby World Cup win.
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The winning kant! Bongi Mbonambi shows middle finger to haters

You can’t keep a good man down! Springbok Bongi Mbonambi posted a message of resilience on his IG account after the team’s historic RWC win.

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Bongi Mbonambi celebrates the Springboks Rugby World Cup win.
Images via Instagram:

After being dragged by England rugby fans, enduring unfair character assassination, and sustaining a nasty injury in the final, Springbok Bongi Mbonambi is ending the week on a high as a Rugby World Cup champion.

The hooker posted a message of resilience on his Instagram account following South Africa’s historic win.

The Boks beat New Zealand’s All Blacks 12-11 on Saturday night to become the first country to win four World Cup titles.

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On his Instagram account, Bongi broke his silence after a difficult week following accusations levelled by England player Tom Curry.

In it, he posted pictures of him being led off the field following an injury by New Zealand player Shannon Frizell. He also posted pics of him lifting the Rugby World Cup trophy alongside his teammates. 

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In one of the pics, a defiant message read: “11-12. Springboks made a point”, referring to the SA’s one-point winning score.

Bongi captioned the pic with an emoji of a trophy and the South African flag.

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Just hours earlier, the 34-year-old posted a video of a “war cry” in the build-up to the Boks vs All Blacks game.

In the comments section, followers – including fellow Springbok Ox Nche – praised Bongi’s bravery and endurance.

“The winning kant,” one follower commented, playing on Tom Curry’s allegations against the star.

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Meanwhile, scenes from Bethlehem – Bongi Mbonambi’s place of birth – revealed the joyous celebrations of his community.

Take a look…

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In an interview with Newzrom Afrika just hours earlier, Bongi’s parents, Mpinda and Nombulelo Mbonambi, revealed their pride and confidence in their son.

“A very humble guy, that is Bongi,” his mother beamed.

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