BlitzBokke nominated for ‘South African of the Year’

Posted on Sep 20 2017 - 3:43pm by admin

Wednesday, 20 September 2017


The Springboks Sevens team is one of five nominees for ‘South African of the Year.’

Jan Scannel, founder of National Braai Day as well as the South African of the Year award said:

The South African of the Year is someone who, with a phenomenal achievement, made you extremely proud to be South African.

Our intention is to highlight exceptional performances by South Africans that bring the country to a standstill, and to acknowledge the special moments where the hearts of the nation beat together, united in pride.”

This year’s nominees are:

Luvo Manyonga (long-jump athlete)

Esther Mahlangu (internationally renowned artist)


Kevin Anderson (tennis player)

Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng (SA chief justice)

Supporters can click HERE to vote for your favourite.

The BlitzBokke arrived safely in Cape Town following the Paris and London 7s. (File Picture: Ashley Vlotman/SARugby)