Jacques Kallis has taken to Twitter to express his disappointment at the decision to ban CSA from hosting international tournaments.
Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula announced on Monday that CSA, the South African Rugby Union (SARU), Athletics South Africa (ASA) and Netball South Africa (NSA) have been suspended from bidding for or hosting major global events for not meeting their transformation targets.
The Proteas legend was blunt in his reaction to the news.
— Jacques Kallis (@jacqueskallis75) April 25, 2016
Kallis came under fire for his comments. He later put out a tweet clarifying his personal position.
?Comment y’day was re political bullying NOT anti Transformation. 40 underprivileged boys had or having education paid for by JK Foundation — Jacques Kallis (@jacqueskallis75) April 26, 2016
South Africa is not scheduled to host any major tournaments during the current Future Tours Programme (FTP), which runs until the end of the 2019 World Cup in England. But it remains unclear as to the consequences that might have for their bids to host the U19 World Cup in 2020, and the Women’s World T20 in 2022.
CSA communications manager Altaaf Kazi told Sport24: ‘We need to review the contents of the report and understand where transformation targets were not met before making any further comments.’
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