#sports activities South Africa stunned by scandal after reports Elton Jantjies had affair with dietician Zeenat Simjee
South African rugby stunned by scandal after fly-half Elton Jantjies and dietician Zeenat Simjee have been despatched dwelling from Argentina amid reports the married participant and Simjee are having an affair
- South African rugby has been rocked by a scandal involving again Elton Jantjies
- The fly-half and dietician Zeenat Simjee have been despatched dwelling from Argentina
- Reports counsel the married Jantjies and Simjee have been having an affair
- Jantjies was arrested in May over allegations he prompted injury on a flight
World champions South Africa have been rocked by scandal after fly-half Elton Jantjies and Springbok dietician Zeenat Simjee have been despatched dwelling from Argentina.
Reports within the Rainbow Nation steered the married Jantjies and Simjee, who isn’t believed to be married, have been having an affair.
A South African assertion learn: ‘The Springbok administration are conscious of reports concerning Springbok fly-half Elton Jantjies and staff dietician Zeenat Simjee between the coaching camp in Sabie and the Test match in opposition to New Zealand in Mbombela earlier this 12 months.
World champions South Africa have been rocked by scandal after fly-half Elton Jantjies and Springbok dietician Zeenat Simjee have been despatched dwelling from the Springboks’ tour of Argentina
Reports steered the married No 10 Jantjies (pictured) and Simjee have been having an affair
‘No staff protocols have been breached, however the people are returning to South Africa to attend to those private reports and to remove any distractions to the staff’s preparations for the Test in opposition to Argentina.
‘No additional remark shall be made right now.’
Jantjies has been no stranger to controversy this 12 months.
He was arrested in May over allegations he prompted injury on a flight from Dubai to Johannesburg.
Jantjies has typically been backup to Handre Pollard beneath boss Jacques Nienaber (pictured)
The expenses have been withdrawn in June, with reports stating they have been dropped after he agreed to pay for the injury he prompted.
His lawyer Nabeela Moola informed AFP that expenses had been provisionally withdrawn ‘based mostly on the representations made to the state.’
The case was later withdrawn by South African prosecutors, on the orders of the senior state prosecutor, with no cause given publicly.
Jantjies, 32, whose membership aspect is Japanese outfit NTT Red Hurricanes, has typically performed second fiddle to first-choice outside-half Handre Pollard of Leicester Tigers beneath present head coach Jacques Nienaber.
Full-back Damian Willemse may cowl No 10, doubtlessly threatening Jantjies’ place forward of subsequent 12 months’s Rugby World Cup in France.