Cape Town - AfriForum
has accused Tony Ehrenreich, Secretary of Cosatu in the Western Cape, of being
an opportunist, using South African rugby on the eve of the Rugby World Cup as
political playball in an attempt to promote his own race-obsessed
Kriel, CEO of AfriForum, is of the view that Ehrenreich - if he is serious
about the development of rugby’s player base among all communities - should
rather find the fault in the failure of the governing alliance - of which he is
part - in promoting sport in dysfunctional schools.
play a key role in developing sport at school level. The failure of the
governing alliance to enable the effective functioning of 80% of the country’s
schools has directly resulted in little sport development taking place in schools,”
added that it’s reckless of Ehrenreich to put the Springbok team - who are
experiencing tough times at the moment - under more pressure.
conduct indicates that he is willing to jeopardise rugby’s welfare in order to
gain publicity for himself.”