SA Rugby mourns club player’s death after breach of Covid-19 regulations

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CAPE TOWN – SA Rugby is investigating a breach of Covid-19 regulations after a younger rugby participant from a club in Border tragically handed away after choosing up a critical harm throughout a match match.

Vizicelo Sebenza Zondani died at a match at Ngqwele Location close to King William’s Town on Saturday.

“This is a tragic incident that should never have happened, and our hearts go out to the family, friends and teammates of Vizicelo,” Mark Alexander, president of SA Rugby, stated in an announcement on Wednesday.

“Unfortunately, this goes directly against our Covid-19 guidelines around return to training, as all amateur rugby matches have been suspended for the year due to the pandemic and all our unions, clubs and other bodies know this.

“This tournament should never have taken place and we will launch a full investigation into the incident, as well as the tournament.”

SA Rugby reiterated that their Covid-19 Committee (CovCom) had authorised a proposal to permit beginner golf equipment, universities, affiliate members and colleges groups to return to coaching below sure strict circumstances, and {that a} return to play won’t be permitted in 2020.



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