Soccer-Unique double bill may expose South Africa’s fault lines (Reuters)

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG, Aug 15 (Reuters) – South Africa host back-to-back rugby and soccer internationals in the same stadium on Saturday in tribute to Nelson Mandela but the unique event looks set to highlight, and not heal, the nation’s divisions. South Africa’s soccer team, Bafana Bafana, play a friendly against Burkina Faso at Soccer City, which hosted the 2010 World Cup final, followed by the Rugby Championship test between the Springboks and Argentina’s Pumas. The double header marks the start of a campaign called Unite4Mandela. …

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