Somizi Mhlongo has added his 2-cents on the ongoing debate about the South African Olympic team’s official attire they rocked at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday!dols SA judge
On Monday Somizi Mhlongo acknowledged (before commenting on team SA Olympic attire) the fact that South Africa is back at adjusted level 3, encouraging everyone to keep safe and behave.
Somizi Mhlongo said that he felt like other AfricaCyriln countries represented their culture better than South Africa.
“Let’s talk about the outfits that were worn by South Africans at the opening ceremony of the Olympics… Hayi guys! Who woke up and decided that they should wear that. I don’t understand. Swaziland, Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria they were beautiful in their authentic cultural outfits… why do we always get it wrong … I was not impressed,” said Somizi Mhlongo.
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Somizi Mhlongo said that the South African team decided to go to Zuurbekom (mocking their official attire).
Some locals said that the team looked like they were coming from “safari” and or “camping”. – Olympic.
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“The world has changed from when we packed the stands at Yokohama International Stadium to see the Springboks raise the Rugby World Cup. As #TeamSouthAfrica embarks on their Olympic campaign in Japan today, we wish our nation’s finest athletes well on the field of play,” said President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday.