Rugby World Cup: South Africa lock Eben Etzebeth accused of racial abuse

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South Africas Eben Etzebeth will face Italy at the World Cup despite being accused of physical and racial abuse.
The lock27, faces attacked a man at a restaurant at Langebaan and legal proceedings over allegations at August.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will approach that the Equality Court on Friday to request it to listen to exactly what amounts to a civil situation.
Etzebeth stays with the South Africa squad and has denied any wrongdoing.
Following the episode, Etzebeth said:It is completely untrue and unfounded to claim that I physically or racially abused anybody in Langebaan. Numerous witnesses can corroborate that.
South African Rugby said on Thursday its devotion as agood corporate citizen could see it abide by the jurisdiction of the Equality Court and also confirmed it had started aninternal process within the problem.
Wednesdays announcement by the SAHRC about one of the primary players of South Africa arrived two days for the Springboks, that has to conquer Italy on Friday to stay in contention for a World Cup place.
South Africa: Le Roux, Kolbe De Allende, Mapimpi; Pollard, De Klerk; Mbonambi, Mtawarira, Malherbe; De Jager, Etzebeth; Vermeulen, Kolisi, Du 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 Ruzza, Negri, Braley, Canna
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