Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
3 minute read
20 Mar 2021
7:30 am

Light at end of tunnel: The Sevens World Cup in Cape Town

Ken Borland

"We’re 100% expecting the crowds for rugby to come back bigger, better and stronger."

Former Sevens star Steven Hunt is confident fans will be back inside the Cape Town Stadium when South Africa hosts the Sevens Rugby World Cup next year. Picture: Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images

Covid-19 has dealt South African sports fans a cruel deck of cards, never mind a hand, with the much-anticipated British and Irish Lions rugby tour now almost certainly not happening in this country this year. But there is still something to look forward to with the Rugby World Cup Sevens coming to Cape Town next year. Megapro, who are the giants of commercial rights and sponsorship sales in South African sport, were appointed as the exclusive sponsorship sales agency by World Rugby earlier this month and they are busy ensuring they lay on a feast of entertainment. The overriding hope,...