South Africa’s head coach Jacques Nienaber made the statement a week before the Test against Los Pumas.
The Springboks traveled from Australia to Buenos Aires via Auckland last Sunday, sharing a plane with Los Pumas, which they will face next Saturday at the 17th Jose Amalfitani Stadium. With a two-week change from their previous match, Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber gave players two days to rest and recover after arriving in Argentina before ending their campaign with back-to-back matches against Argentina. opted to give time. The head coach of South Africa made the statement on the official site of the Association of South Africa.
With New Zealand leading the standings on 10 points, followed by South Africa, Australia and Argentina, who are tied on nine points, the Boks need to win their remaining two games to be eligible for the Four Nations champions again, possibly If they win with a bonus, the world champions will be able to keep their hopes of winning the tournament alive.
Nienaber said, “The players have been working hard for the past two weeks and we are going into two physically demanding matches against Australia, so we have looked to help the team recover physically and mentally with the two important games to come.” Decided to give time to freshen up.”
In addition, South Africa’s head coach said: “We need to win our remaining two matches to keep our rugby championship title hopes alive, so it is important that the players are as fresh as possible and to work hard in the games. Get ready. What we are looking forward to training will be two more very tough matches.”
On Michael Cheeca’s Los Pumas, Nienaber said: “Argentina are a passionate team and a force to be reckoned with, especially when playing at home, as they have demonstrated with their comprehensive 48-17 win against Australia. We beat New Zealand 25-18 away from home, so we are under no illusions about the challenge ahead.
Following the review of their match against Australia, the team had a gym and training session on Wednesday, which will be followed by two more training sessions on Thursday and Friday respectively.
“We look back on our game against Australia in Sydney this morning and are now ready to turn our attention to the next match against Argentina,” Nienaber said.
“Since it is technically a slow week as we will not be playing on Saturday, we will be back in the swing of things this week with some gym and training sessions and then back to the full match week schedule next week.” The ultimate coach of the Springboks.