Bok legend Naas gets coaching job
NEWS: Springbok legend Naas Botha has accepted the role as head coach of the India Rugby team.
Botha’s first task as head coach is to prepare the Indian team for the third division Asian Rugby Championship in June.
India, who are currently ranked 82 in World Rugby, have been grouped with host Indonesia and China.
The Bulls legendary flyhalf will be assisted by Ludwiche Van Deventer, who has been appointed backs coach, former Bulls hooker Christiaan Buitendach (forward coach) and coach Jannie Brooks (conditioning coach).
According to the South African newspaper the Rapport, Botha’s new responsibility will have little impact on his current role as a SuperSport analyst.
The Dream Team! Rugby India presents our team of coaches for the upcoming @asiarugby Internationals! Head Coach – @NaasBotha10, S&C – @janniebrooks, Forwards Coach – Christiaan Buitendach and Backs Coach- Ludwiche Van Deventer#SG_RugbyIndia #WorldRugby #BecauseWeLoveRugby pic.twitter.com/FUh9NtJdmx
— Rugby India (@RugbyIndia) March 26, 2019
Source: Rapport and @RugbyIndia