- Snenhlanhla Shozi is a talented soccer and rugby player
- She was the first South African woman to score a hat trick in a Rugby 7s World Cup match
- She is a student and is training to be a sangoma
21-year-old Snenhlanhla Shozi is a super-talented soccer and rugby player who hails from KwaZulu-Natal.
She became the first ever Springbok Women's Sevens player to score a hat trick at a rugby 7s world cup tournament, according to SA Rugby.
Shozi made the incredible achievement on debut at the Women's Rugby World Cup Sevens held in San Francisco, USA, in July this year.
Shozi is a student at Walter Sisulu University and is also training to be a sangoma, Briefly.co.za learned.
Her sporting talent was identified early in school and before long, Springbok Women's Sevens coach, Paul Delport, noticed and recruited her into the team.
In a recent interview, Shozi said she was delighted to join the national team:
It is great to be involved with this team and I have really enjoyed my time since I have joined them.
In a recent Instagram photo, Shozi revealed her commitment to her training as a sangoma.
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