News24.com | ‘It’s electric out there’ – Blitzboks captain revels in deafening Cape Town atmosphere

News24.com | ‘It’s electric out there’ – Blitzboks captain revels in deafening Cape Town atmosphere

Fans at the Cape Town Stadium during the Rugby Sevens World Cup. (Photo by Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images)

Fans at the Cape Town Stadium during the Rugby Sevens World Cup. (Photo by Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images)

The Blitzboks marched to the quarter-finals of the Rugby Sevens World Cup in front of a lively Cape Town crowd on Friday evening, beating Chile 32-5.

By the time the home sides (the Springbok Women’s team played before their male counterparts) took to the field, the stadium had built a healthy crowd which urged both sides equally.

The women’s team went down 29-0 to France, however, the men’s team got the business done in a game they were always expected to win after Chile shocked Germany 15-12 earlier in the day to earn their spot against the home side.

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