- It has just been announced that South African rugby champ Siya Kolisi has joined the Sharks
- Taking to Facebook, the team's official page shared the news excitedly with its fans and followers
- Locals seemed to welcome the news as they both reacted to the post nearly 2k times and shared many comments in the comment section
South African rugby captain and champ Siya Kolisi, aka Siya the Bear, has just had a major shift in his career. In a post made by the official rugby team, The Sharks Facebook page, they announced that the star rugby player had just joined them.
The heartwarming and exciting post includes two pictures of Siya signing his contract with the team and also smiling proudly and obviously very happy with his decision to join one of the best rugby teams in the country.
"IT’S OFFICIAL! Siyamthanda Kolisi joins The Cell C Sharks family. #OurSharksForever," they captioned the Facebook post.
Sharks fans seemed to love the news as many of them headed to the comment section to offer Siya a warm welcome. Read a few of their comments below:
Dons Jolly said:
"The more talent the better. Let’s keep open hearts here fellow fans... the dude literally represents our nation in so many ways, and if we nurture that then cool, we have more depth. Capt in the front, capt in the back."
Stephen Panagos said:
"Hope he is one of many strong signings the Sharks will make."
Pam Benink said:
"Love it! Welcome to the best franchise in SA, finally!"
Briefly.co.za previously reported that SA rugby star and self-proclaimed bear, Siya Kolisi, recently headed to his Instagram page to share a heartfelt goodbye post with fellow rugby player Lwazi Mvovo, who was bidding farewell to his team, the Sharks, coincidently the team that he is now joining.
"Gqugqugqu grootman yam dyani endala! Enkosi ngomsebenzi wakho Bhuti wam. Wenze kakhulu emsebenzini wakho nendlela oziphethe ngayo. Azange wathetha kakhulu kodwa izenzo zakho zingumzekelo.
"May your next chapter be even more blessed and many other doors open for you and your family. Uzohlala uliqhawe lethu! Uyabulela uGqwashu, uGxiya , uManzini . Sizoqhubeka nomsebenzi eniwuqalileyo," wrote Siya in the touching post.
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