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Umphumela uveza ukuthi iqembu lebhola lombhoxo labangaphansi kweminyaka engu-20 liwine umdlalo wawo ngama-try amathathu kweyodwa kanye nesilinganiso samaphuzu ayisishiyagalombili.

Kodwa lokho akusondeli ekuxoxeni indaba yangempela yokuthi bacishe bawaqeda kanjani amathuba abo okuhlala emjahweni omkhulu we-World rugby U20 Championship 2023.

➤ Kuthathe cishe imidlalo emithathu egcwele ukuthi iqembu lebhola lombhoxo labangaphansi kweminyaka engu-20 lithole isigqi salo, kodwa ligcine lihlangene emizuzwini engu-15 yokugcina emdlalweni walo ne-Argentina futhi kwaba imizuzu engu-15 emnandi!

Emdlalweni okumele bawunqobe e-Athlone Stadium, ukungaziphathi kahle kwamaBoks kubalahlekisele ngekhadi eliphuzi ngaphambi kokuthi kuyiwe ekhefini okuholele ekutheni i-Argentina ithole i-try.

Njengoba bese kusele imizuzu engu-25 kuphela nelakuleli lilandela ngemuva ngamaphuzu ayisithupha, ukugijima okumangalisayo kukaLurenzo Julius kubhuntshile ngesikhathi unyawo lwakhe lwesokudla lulimala, okushiye iNingizimu Afrika isele ngamaphuzu ayisithupha futhi ibhekene nethuba lokuphuma kowamanqamu.

Kodwa njengoba bese kusele imizuzu engu-11, ama-Boks aqhamuke edlala ibhola lombhoxo elihlaselayo nakanjani elithinte izinhliziyo zomama nobaba kuleli kodwa langehla kahle emaqenjini asafuna izindondo eziphezulu.

U-Imad Khan oyi-scrum half ongene esikhundleni sophumile ukhombise ukuzimisela ngesikhathi esusa ibhola ngemuva kwe-scrum ngesivinini, kodwa kube umzamo weqembu oncomekayo osize umdlali ovelele uCorne Beets wathola iphuzu awina ama-Boks.

➤ Njengoba imidlalo ye-pool isiqediwe, i-France izodlala ne-England kowandulela owamanqamu kanti iNingizimu Afrika izobhekana ne-Ireland.

I-New Zealand ne-Georgia bahlulwe ngenxa yesistimu ethize yamaphuzu (kodwa elungile kakhulu).

Yize i-New Zealand ibhaxabule i-Japan, ayizange ingene kwamane ahamba phambili kanti i-Georgia ebisondele emlenzeni wokuqala kowamanqamu iphumile yize ihlule i-Italy.

Imidlalo eyisithupha eyandulela owamanqamu (yazo zonke izikhundla) izodlalwa ngeSonto kusukela ngo-2 ntambama.

Ku-Pool A

New Zealand 62-19 Japan 

France 43-19 Wales

Ku-Pool B

Ireland 47-27 Fiji

Australia 22-22 England

Ku-Pool C

Italy 17-30 Georgia

INingizimu Afrika 24-16 Argentina.

Isithombe esingenhla: Iqembu lebhola lombhoxo labangaphansi kweminyaka engu-20 libungaza 

Umthombo wesithombe: Ibhola lombhoxo lomhlaba

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