- Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has shared a sad tribute to his former teammate Siya Mangaliso and headed online
- The Gqeberha-born captain, Kolisi, says he will always remember his fallen brother, Mangaliso, who played for Eastern Province Kings
- Rugby fans are now sharing their messages with the Cell C Sharks star who is mourning his friend’s death
Siyamthanda Kolisi has penned an emotional post on his social media space as he remembered a fallen friend, Siyanda Mangaliso. The Springboks skipper headed to Instagram and shared a few images of his friend.
The news of Mangaliso’s passing is circulating on social media as he is rumoured to have passed on Monday. He was a player for Eastern Province Kings. Kolisi shared beautiful images of him and the late rugby player. South Africans are also sharing their thoughts with the 2019 Rugby World Cup star whose peer had a glittering career at the time of his death.
The post has not only attracted social media users but also rugby fans and former teammates of the late star. Kolisi wrote on his page:
“My Brother always and forever. Love You Siyanda Mangaliso ! 7 & 8 #08/09.”
The post reads:
“So sorry for your loss.”
“Rip mango. I remember this man having an outstanding game in our Wynberg - Grey derby back in 08.”
“Condolences my brother.”
“RIP Mango, my captain. Best EP kings u21 side with him.”
“My condolences brother.”
“So young, so sad.”
“May his soul rest in peace, stay strong, captain. Thank God for letting his light shine.”
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi shares beautiful snap with family, gives Them his shirts
Checking a recent post, Briefly News reported that in the wake of their loss to England over the past weekend, Springboks skipper Siya Kolisi has delivered his famous number six shirts to some of his family members.
The Gqeberha-born star failed to lead the current world champions to a victory over the English side. South Africans succumbed to a 26-27 scoreline but the result didn’t dampen Kolisi’s spirits as he managed to make his family members happy.
In a viral social media post, Kolisi can be seen with one woman and two men who are holding his shirts. The caption shows that the family was in England and he says the people in his picture are his role models, mentors and parents.
Looking at the post, rugby stars such Tendai Mtawarira are also attracted to the post and Briefly News selects the reactions from the beautiful snap.