SOUTH AFRICA Do South Africans love sport? You bet! 3 years ago Iwo Bulski Post Views: 1,177 South Africa is a sporting powerhouse in most codes in Southern Africa and indeed around the world. It competes regionally and internationally in almost all sports, with particular interest in cricket, football and rugby. The country has hosted world cups for all three of the above mentioned sports, rugby in 1995, cricket in 2003 and football in 2010. Despite a number of years in isolation due to Apartheid sanctions, the nation is still strong sports wise and respected around the globe. Here are four of the more popular sports in South Africa that you can bet on at Betway. 1. Football Football is the most popular sport in South Africa. Recent statistics show that South Africa has more than two million footballers. Most of them aspire to play in the Premier Soccer League. South Africa has participated in three World Cup tournaments since 1994, with limited success. It was one of the founders of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and it has hosted two Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments. South African football fans can visit https://www.betway.co.za/Betway-App to wager on Bafana Bafana. 2. Cricket South Africa, nicknamed the Proteas, is among the 12 countries that play test cricket. The national team has introduced many innovations in training and coaching since it was readmitted into international cricket. South Africa is renowned for its fast bowlers, hard-hitting batsmen and agile fielders. Despite much success in Test cricket, the team has been unable to win a world cup, either in the ODI format or T20. 3. Rugby South Africa has more than 430 000 registered rugby players with the sport playing a crucial role in the post-apartheid period. Who can ever forget President Nelson Mandela wearing the Number 6 jersey at the World Cup final in 1995? The Springboks have since gone on to win two World Cups, with Siya Kolisi leading the Boks to victory in Japan last year. The Boks also play in the Rugby Championship, featuring New Zealand, Australia and Argentina. Four of its franchise teams, The Sharks, Bulls, Stormers and Lions, play in the annual SuperRugby tournament. Only the Bulls have been able to win this one from an SA perspective, victories coming on three occasions between 2007 and 2010. 4. Athletics South Africa has produced some phenomenal athletes, including more recently, the likes of Olympic gold medallists Caster Semenya (800m) and Wayde van Niekerk (400m). South African sports fans can get the latest sports news at Betway. Source: midrandreporter.co.za About Post Author Iwo Bulski Issues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. See author's posts Iwo BulskiIssues related to the gambling business is engaged in more than 30 years. My empirical experience gives me the opportunity to present events and companies from this business with full knowledge and industry knowledge. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: crickiet, football, rugby Continue Reading Previous S.Africa’s Sun closes casinos in Latin America over COVID-19Next South Africa – Public Urged to Refrain From Illegal Gambling Establishments More Stories EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA South Africa starts regulating cryptocurrency exchanges 3 days ago Samuel LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Final call for R7.5m Powerball jackpot winner 3 days ago Szarlot ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Bitville Gaming South Africa Expands Its Product Bouquet through TVBET 3 days ago Iwo Bulski BETTING SOUTH AFRICA Pragmatic Play Expands South African Footprint with World Sports Betting 4 days ago Samuel LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Best Lucky Numbers Games in South Africa 4 days ago Iwo Bulski HISTORY SOUTH AFRICA Blackjack: Its history and how it became popular 5 days ago Szarlot LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Someone bags R74m Lotto jackpot via a banking app 6 days ago Samuel EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA Suspect arrested for robbery and impersonating Gambling Board official 7 days ago Samuel ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA How to watch eSports from anywhere 7 days ago Szarlot BETTING SOUTH AFRICA Hollywoodbets Announces Bafana Bafana Legend Teko Modise as a Brand Ambassador 1 week ago Samuel BETTING SOUTH AFRICA Pragmatic Play Expands South African Footprint with World Sports Betting 1 week ago Szarlot LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA South Africa has a new multi-millionaire 2 weeks ago Szarlot Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.