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PM Modi congratulates SA on winning Rugby World Cup

November 03, 2019 17:05 IST

IMAGE: South Africa's players celebrate after winning the Rugby World Cup 2019 title. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated South Africa for winning the Rugby World Cup for a record third time.

 

South Africa beat England 32-12 in the final in Japan on Saturday.

"Congratulations @Springboks for winning the Rugby World Cup for a record-equalling third time," Modi tweeted.

Describing the feat as a "majestic performance", the prime minister said it is a historic moment for the Rainbow Country and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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