For immediate release
6 November 2019
Bokke to Receive a Warm Welcome in Durban
The 2019 World Cup Rugby Champions, the Springboks will paint the streets of Durban green and gold on Friday, 08 November 2019 as they will be showing off the Web Ellis Trophy to the people of eThekwini as a gesture of appreciation for giving them undivided support throughout the World Cup.
The parade will commence in uMhlanga, proceed to KwaMashu and to the City Hall where the eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Councillor Mxolisi Kaunda, the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala and the MEC for Sport and Recreation, Hlengiwe Mavimbela will be waiting in anticipation to receive the champions in a true Durban style.
Motorists and members of the public are advised that two lanes along Dr Pixey Ka Seme Street (West Street) will be cordoned off to make way for Springbok Trophy Tour parade.
The tour route will be as be as follows:
08h00 – uMhlanga
• Centenary Boulevard and right into
• uMhlanga Rocks Drive turn onto
• M41 onto N2 to
• Curnick Ndlovu Highway offramp and right towards Mount Moriah
• Turn left onto M 577 Route to
• Queen Nandi Drive and Left to
• Amanzimtoti Road and proceed to
09h30 - Kwa Mashu Station
• Onto Malandela Road right into
• Queen Nandi Drive over M 577 Route
• Remain on Queen Nandi Drive all the way
• Right onto R102 Chris Hani Road
• Left onto Riverside Road onto
• M4 Ruth First Highway onto
• Stalwart Simelane Street
10h00 - Durban Town Hall
11h00: Parade continues
• Anton Lambede Street
• Right in Brooke Road
• Right in Dr. Pixley Kaseme Road
• To OR Tambo Parade
• Via Battery Beach Road
12h30 : Moses Mabhida Stadium
Members of the media and the public are invited to the welcoming of the Springboks as follows:
Date: 8 November 2019
Time: 10h00 to 11h00
Venue: City Hall, Church Walk
To RSVP contact Simphiwe Dlamini on 0614330110/ or Khaya Sengani 0833396065/ no later than Thursday, 07 November by 13h00
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Acting Head of Communications, Mandla Nsele.