Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Steve Kompela Shares 'Lekker' Photo of Him and Bok Captain Siya Kolisi

Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Steve Kompela Shares 'Lekker' Photo of Him and Bok Captain Siya Kolisi

  • Siya Kolisi's popularity among the famous and the unknown remains sky-high at home and abroad
  • This time, it was the turn of Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach Steve Komphela to take a picture with the Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok captain
  • The unusual duo met at the premiere screening of 'Rise: The Siya Kolisi Story', a much anticipated documentary about his life

Steve Komphela remains as active as ever on Instagram.

The Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach's latest content on the app showed him in a picture with Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi.

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Historic national team captains Steve Komphela and Siya Kolisi at the premiere of 'Rise: The Siya Kolisi Story'. Image source: @komphelasteve.
Source: Instagram

Komphela, a former Bafana Bafana captain, and the flanker were at a premiere screening of 'Rise: The Siya Kolisi Story', which will go worldwide at the end of February.

Komphela wrote:

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"Your RISE STORY TATA; painful as is, very inspirational. Many of us will relate @siyakolisi"

An excerpt from the Kolisi Foundation website reads about the documentary:

"A deeply personal new documentary, Rise: The Siya Kolisi Story, will reveal a different side to the Springboks captain and Kolisi Foundation Co-Founder – when it premieres publicly at the end of February.
"In 2021, Kolisi released his autobiography ‘Rise.’ He now brings his carefully-considered story to the screen with a documentary that has been in meticulous production for the better part of the past three years."

Excitement builds for Kolisi documentary

The stories that have been inspired by the 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok team continue to grace our screens.

It started with Chasing The Sun, then Two Sides, before MAP1MP1 and Rassie: The Official Film. Now rugby enthusiasts can look forward to Rise: The Siya Kolisi Story.

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SuperSport has collaborated with Kolisi and Roc Nation Sports International, his representative agency, to bring the 31-year-old's amazing journey to the screen.

Klopp and Kolisi join forces

Liverpool, Sharks and Springbok supporters have been given something to smile about. Jurgen Klopp and Siya Kolisi can be seen together on YouTube in a series of spectacular videos. The Reds coach and South African captain have teamed up for Adidas' klopp x kolisi promotional campaign.

The videos show Kolisi being put through his paces by the German tactical mastermind. This included partaking in free-kicks, corner-kicks and penalties among other things, as well as behind-the-scenes footage of the duo.