African Women Voices

South African President Nelson Mandela (L) shakes hands with Springok captain Francois Pienaar after their team defeated New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup final in Johannesburg in this June 24, 1995 file photo. Sports movies too often veer uneasily between off-field drama and on-pitch action without portraying either with much conviction. “Invictus”, the tale of Nelson Mandela’s role in South Africa’s triumphal 1995 rugby World Cup victory over the New Zealand All Blacks, is more plausible than most, although it has its critics. To match feature SPORT-APARTHEID/ REUTERS/Mark Baker/Files (SOUTH AFRICA – Tags: SPORT RUGBY ENTERTAINMENT) – RTR2AUJZ


Published on 6 December 2013 at 704 × 1000 in Nelson Mandela


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