South Africa players sing the national anthem as they wear black armbands to mourn the death of anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Photo: AFP
South Africa players sing the national anthem as they wear black armbands to mourn the death of anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Photo: AFP

Desmond Tutu: ‘fantasy’ more than 30 years go as South Africa players wear black armbands and hold minute’s silence before India match for anti-apartheid icon

  • The former Archbishop was a key figure in the fight against racist policies and was seen as the country’s moral compass even after apartheid was lifted
  • Tutu, who has been hospitalised regularly since 2015 with prostate cancer, died on Sunday morning at the age of 90

South Africa players sing the national anthem as they wear black armbands to mourn the death of anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Photo: AFP
South Africa players sing the national anthem as they wear black armbands to mourn the death of anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Photo: AFP
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