Springbok win could boost rugby in Africa

Success for South Africa, who are looking for their third Webb Ellis Cup, could encourage millions across Africa to try the sport.

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    The diverse makeup of the English and South African sides playing in Saturday's Rugby World Cup final are in stark contrast to the sport's white upper class roots.

    England go into the match as favourites as they seek their second title.

    But there are hopes that success for South Africa, who are looking for their third Webb Ellis Cup, could encourage millions across Africa to try the sport.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports from Yokohama.


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