Amabokoboko - definition of Amabokoboko by The Free Dictionary
(Rugby) South African the official name for the Springbok rugby team
[C20: from Nguni ama, a plural prefix + bokoboko, from bok a diminutive of Springbok]
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The current policy to racially transform the sport, outlined in the South African Rugby Union's (SARU) Strategic Transformation Plan (STP) last month, is to have 50 per cent non-white players in the national team, known as the Springboks or Amabokoboko
in Xhosa, by 2019.
Similarly, on the day that the university car, which Refentse and fellow students have borrowed is hijacked, while they are held hostage by the hijackers, people in Hillbrow are singing Amabokoboko
ayaphumelela because the South African Rugby team has won the Rugby World Cup (22).