TOM EATON | Nou weet hulle: politics and sport make strange, intimate bedfellows

A few governments around the world would be relieved to hear what the UFC middleweight champ has to say

25 January 2024 - 21:29

After Dricus du Plessis won his UFC middleweight fight last weekend, many South Africans insisted that “nou weet hulle wat ons weet”. I still don’t know what we’re supposed to know, but I do know that Du Plessis’ widely publicised condemnation of the ANC has revealed something interesting about our beliefs around politics and sport...

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