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The Eben Etzebeth of south Africa will face Italy at the World Cup despite being accused of racial and physical abuse.
The lock27, faces legal proceeding over allegations and a man at a restaurant in Langebaan at August.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will process that the Equality Court on Friday to ask it to hear exactly what amounts to a civil case.
Etzebeth stays with the South Africa squad and has denied any wrongdoing.
Following the incident, Etzebeth said:It is completely untrue and delusional to claim that I racially abused anyone in Langebaan. Several witnesses can corroborate that.
South African Rugby said on Thursday its devotion as agood corporate citizen could see that it stick by the authority of the Equality Court and confirmed it had started ainternal process on the problem.
Wednesdays announcement from the SAHRC about one of the primary players of South Africa came two days before a vital game for the Springboks, that has to conquer against Italy on Friday to remain in contention for a World Cup location.
South Africa: Le Roux, Kolbe, Am, De Allende Pollard, De Klerk; Mtawarira, Mbonambi, Malherbe; Etzebeth, De Jager; Kolisi Toit
Replacements: Marx Koch, Snyman, Mostert, Louw, Jantjies, Steyn
Italy: Minozzi; Benvenuti, Morisi, Hayward, Campagnaro; Allan, Tebaldi; Lovotti, Bigi, Ferrari; Sisi, Budd; Steyn; Polledri, Parisse (capt)
Replacements: Zani Riccioni, Zanni, Ruzza Braley, Canna
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