Head coach Sandile Ngcobo said the Blitzboks will run out at BC Place with a clear vision and well prepared for their Canada Sevens opener against New Zealand on Friday.
Head coach Sandile Ngcobo says the Blitzboks were on the wrong side of tight margins in consecutive defeats on Saturday that cost them a shot at the Perth Sevens title.
Skipper Selvyn Davids and coach Sandile Ngcobo said the Blitzboks have settled into Perth for another World Series stopover, but the purpose for their trip is not for a vacation.
Sandile Ngcobo says the Blitzboks are emphasizing cutting out any and all distractions in preparation for their home assault at the weekend’s Cape Town Sevens.
Head coach Sandile Ngcobo will not travel with the Blitzboks to Dubai for the SVNS opener due to medical reasons, with assistant Philip Snyman taking over the reins.
The Blitzboks will reportedly kick off the 2023-24 sevens campaign in December without the services of a key member of their management team.
Sandile Ngcobo believes his Blitzboks side should get a final shot at qualifying for the Olympic Games next year after falling at the final hurdle in Zimbabwe.
The Blitzboks gave it their all at the France Sevens, but despite the unsatisfying results, head coach Sandile Ngcobo sees a silver lining.
The Blitzboks’ Olympic trial begins in Toulouse on Friday, and coach Sandile Ngcobo’s focus is on identifying the players who can handle the pressure under the spotlight.
Head coach Sandile Ngcobo was a proud man after the Blitzboks produced a much-improved display in Hong Kong, as they are now back in the top-four race on the Sevens Series standings.