It has appeared in recent days in the South African media. Saroo, Jack Nynaber, and Sia Colsi responded very well
In recent days, rumors have been circulating in the South African media about the possible cocaine positivity of some Springboks players and their drug use. The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has intervened with an official statement that vehemently denied these rumors and according to SARugbymag.co.za He is also trying to prevent the weekly publication of an article about her RelationshipIt is considered baseless and based on false accusations.
“The South African Football Association is aware of false accusations about some players testing positive and which are circulating in the media – reads the statement issued on Saturday – these allegations surfaced on the Internet despite the lack of evidence to support these thesis.”
“The federation has not received any reports from the only body authorized to test players, the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport. The federation does not conduct any tests independently.”
Accordingly, these rumors were circulated in order to “deliberately attempt to sabotage the team’s preparations” for the match against Argentina on Saturday evening, according to the Federation. He added, “The federation would like to reiterate that it has no evidence of positive tests for any type of drug, whether recreational or intended to improve performance, by the players of the national team.”
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At the next press conference Victory sui Pumas to Buenos AiresJack Nynaber and Sia Colsi also spoke about the matter, clearly rejecting the accusations in front of journalists. For my part, I find timing above all a bit annoying [con cui è uscita questa storia]five hours before a big test match like this, ”- said the Springbox coach.
“I am amazed that such accusations can be made against this team – he continued – we are tested as regularly as any other national team, in some cases even three times a week in South Africa. There has not been a single positive case since we have been together all this year. So yeah, I’m very disappointed with that.”
“We pressed, that’s what we did – continued Kolisi – this match was important for us, we had to give a signal. It was difficult for our group, I don’t want to lie. But in the end, the people who supported us were on our side.”
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