Bafana and Boks need to lap up the pressure this weekend

Bafana Bafana and the Spingbok team are set to play in two major games on Saturday.

The national rugby team will take on the All Blacks in at Newlands in Cape Town, while Bafana Bafana play world a World Cup qualifier against Burkina Faso at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

There has been mounting pressure on both sides given Bafana's poor performance and after the Springbok's were beaten by New Zealand 57-0.

Stephen Grootes spoke to sports psychologist Dr Henning Gericke.

Gericke says the boys should enjoy the pressure.

You want them in a good space of mind, because football and rugby is all about clear, calm thinking and making good decisions.

Dr Henning Gericke, Sports psychologist

If you worry to o much about who you are playing against then you are not focused and not in the moment.

Dr Henning Gericke, Sports psychologist

Click on the link below to listen to the full audio...


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