SA Rugby has expressed is sadness after the death of an East London fan who was injured during the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup victory tour. SA Rugby president Mark Alexander extended their heartfelt condolences to Minentle Noqhamka’s family and friends. The twenty-year-old student tried to jump on a police Nyala which accompanied the rugby players’ tour bus, and landed underneath the vehicle. She died after her leg had to be amputated. Sizwe Kupelo of the Eastern Cape Health Department says her death was attributed to unnatural causes, and an autopsy will be performed.
SA Rugby saddened by fan’s death