South Africa Blitzboks reveal Mandela 100 jersey
- Product Code: SABRM18
The South Africa Rugby union have teamed up with ASICS and the Mandela Foundation to create a special Blitzboks jersey to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, which will be worn for the Cape Town Sevens on 8-9 December 2018.
The jersey – which has been created as part of the Mandela 100 initiative to mark what would have been his 100th birthday – has a striking and unique pattern that pays tribute to the beloved former South African president.
The pattern is inspired by the bright and colourful ‘Madiba’ shirts that Mandela became famous for the world over, celebrating the relationship between him and South African rugby that was so famously illustrated during the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Fittingly then, the pattern itself celebrates South African sport with the protea flower, the symbol of sport in South Africa, and the SARU of course, prominently featured throughout.