WATCH: Load shedding strikes at Currie Cup rugby

WATCH: Viral moment as Load shedding strikes at Currie Cup rugby

Watch how a Currie Cup rugby game in Mpumalanga became huge viral moment.

Viral load shedding moment happened at Mbombela stadium on Friday night
Friday night Currie Cup game disrupted by load shedding in Mbombela/Facebook

Last night saw a funny moment happen in South African Rugby. 

The Airlink Pumas were at home to Western Province in Friday night's Currie Cup clash. 

Less than 60 seconds left till full time, an awkward moment happened where load shedding hit the Mbombela stadium while the Pumas were on the attack. 

Read more: Another evening of load shedding ahead

Supporters help the Airlink Pumas with lights from the cellphone
Fans do their part to help the home team with lights from their cell phone/Facebook

The lights went out the stadium due to the load shedding with just only seconds left to play. 

Fans inside the stadium took out their cell phones to use as a torch in order to give the players on the field some light. 

Read more: UPS and inverters can help during load shedding

After some long delay, the lights in the stadium came back and the rugby game resumed. 

WATCH this virial moment being captured by Supersport's Xhosa Commentary when it happened:

WP at the end of the match, recorded just their second victory of this season with a hard-fought 23-17 win over the Pumas. 


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