4 Jul 2013

Double header in Soweto to honour Nelsen Mandela

6:09 am on 4 July 2013

South Africa's national rugby and football teams will feature in a double header in Soweto to honour Nelson Mandela.

On August 17th the football side will play Burkina Faso in a friendly and the Springboks will start their Rugby Championship against Argentina at the 94,000-seat FNB Stadium, which use to be known as Soccer City.

The 94-year-old former President is critically ill in hospital.