SA moves closer to host 2023 rugby world cup

PUBLISHED: Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:22:16 GMT

Yesterday South Africa received the initial World Rugby recommendation to host the Rugby World Cup tournament in 2023. The country’s 827-page bid book scored 79 per cent in the committee’s six criteria, with France in second place & Ireland in third with 72 per cent. But is the World Cup in the bag already? South African Rugby Union President, Mark Alexander joins CNBC Africa for more.

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