Item 882 - Message from President Nelson Mandela to Hansie Cronje and the South African Cricket Team

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ZA COM MR-S-882

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Message from President Nelson Mandela to Hansie Cronje and the South African Cricket Team

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  • 1996-10-29 (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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On securing a place in the finals of the Titans' Cup

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  • English

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Hansie and the Team

Once more you have done us proud. Earlier this month you lifted the Heroes' Cup in Kenya without a single loss. That victory was followed by Coopers & Lybrand Ratings deservedly placing you as the best in the world in one-day cricket. And now this morning you booked your place in the finals of the Titans' Cup with a sterling performance.

Throughout the tour you have kept the Rainbow Flag flying high. The whole nation will be with you on the day of the final, cheering your every move.

Congratulations and Good Luck in the finals!

Signed by President Nelson Mandela

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Acquisition method: From website ; Source: South African Government Information Website. Accessioned on 21/12/06 by Helen Joannides

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