Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus rings the changes for Namibia clash

Rassie Erasmus (Head Coach) of South Africa during the South African national rugby team announcement at Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel on September 18, 2019 in Urayasu, Japan.
Rassie Erasmus (Head Coach) of South Africa during the South African national rugby team announcement at Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel on September 18, 2019 in Urayasu, Japan.
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Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus made sweeping changes to his side to play Namibia in a Rugby World Cup pool match in the city of Toyota on Saturday.

He made 13 changes to the starting line-up with Schalk Brits set to captain to the side again. Interestingly‚ Brits will not play hooker but No 8.

Springbok team to play Namibia – Warrick Gelant; S’bu Nkosi‚ Lukhanyo Am‚ Frans Steyn‚ Makazole Mapimpi; Elton Jantjies‚ Herschel Jantjies; Schalk Brits (captain)‚ Francois Louw‚ Kwagga Smith; Lood de Jager‚ RG Snyman; Vincent Koch‚ Bongi Mbonambi‚ Tendai Mtawarira. Substitutes: Steven Kitshoff‚ Thomas du Toit‚ Eben Etzebeth‚ Siya Kolisi‚ Franco Mostert; Cobus Reinach‚ Damian de Allende‚ Cheslin Kolbe.

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