The Boks face Australia's Wallabies at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria on Saturday and fans are hoping the team can end their string of losses.
The squad has suffered a setbacks recently with coach Allister Coetzee. However, there's still hope for a better performance with the new team going through a transition period.
Speaking to 702's John Robbie, retired Bok Ashwin Willemse said he remained eternally optimistic about the national teams performance.
Listen to the interview below:
Let's look on the bright side. The difference between winning and losing is perhaps a pass or a kick sometimes.— Ashwin Wiilemse, retired Bok player