Item 788 - President Nelson Mandela's message to Hansie Cronje and the South African Cricket Team

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President Nelson Mandela's message to Hansie Cronje and the South African Cricket Team


  • 1996-02-29 (Creation)

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Transcription of speech made by Mr Mandela

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(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Speeches Database (Sep-2018).

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South African Government Information Website

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Winning the cricket

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  • English

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Dear Hansie Cronje,

Congratulations on your team's magnificent victory up against a world champion who set a daunting target, you meet the challenge with cool determination in a sterling performance.

The team did South Africa proud and we look forward with great excitement to the rest of the tournament.

Kind Regards

President Nelson Mandela

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Acquisition method: From website ; Source: South African Government Information Website. Accessioned on 18/12/06 by Helen Joannides




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