Creating a winning team

The national euphoria in the days just before and after the Springboks won the IRB World Cup for the second time, showed what an important role sport can play in unifying and inspiring the country. It also showed what a vast difference there is between playing well and reaching the quarter finals of a tournament and becoming world champions. Two weeks before the final, the Rugby World Cup was only discussed by true rugby fans. When it became apparent that South Africa could become the world champions, the country united in an unprecedented show of support. What can other teams learn from the Springbok victory that would help to turn them into world champions and keep that positive spirit flowing? FANIE HEYNS asked the experts how you create a winning team.

: 09 July 2010
: Fanie Heyns
: 2008
: Your Sport - 1st Quarter, 2008 - p24-28
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