Rugby World Cup South Africa National Team Corissi's hometown parade November 11th 5:13
The first black captain of the South African national team who won the Rugby World Cup in Japan, Siya Korishi, performed a parade with his teammates in his hometown. It was.
After returning to Japan, the South African national team held parades around the country and visited Port Elizabeth, the hometown of Sya Korishi, the first black national team captain on the 10th.
Korishi moved with his teammates on a two-story bus and received an enthusiastic welcome when he approached an area where many poor black people were born and raised, and responded by raising the trophy many times.
Korishi continued to play rugby while struggling economically, and was chosen as the captain by the national team with many white players in the past apartheid = racial segregation policy, and showed success in leading South Africa to the championship in the tournament .
Uncle Bukile Corissi, who lived in the house where Corissi was born, said, “When I was a child, I was sleeping on the floor because there was not enough bed. I was talking about the difficult circumstances at the time.
In addition, Erik Songwiki, the former teacher who first taught rugby to elementary school student Korishi, recalled, “It was small at the time, but he was an enthusiastic practitioner.”
After visiting the hometown for the first time after the World Cup, Corissi said at a press conference that he wanted to convey that he could win if he worked even in circumstances like himself, and sent ale to the young.