Springboks captain Siya Kolisi nominated for top award

CAPE TOWN- Springbok captain Siyamthanda Kolisi has been nominated for the Laureus Sports Awards sporting moment of the month for July.

Kolisi become the first black captain for the Springboks and won his first test series against England in the June.

The first two test match won in Johannesburg, 42-39, Bloemfontein 23-12 and the lost in Cape Town, 23-12 highlighted Kolisi leadership qualities for his team to make a come back from a 21-12 deficient to avoid a series defeat in the first test match.

Kolisi made his debut as a Springbok coming on as a substitute against Scotland in Mbombela on June 15‚ 2013 and has appeared in more than a 100 Super Rugby matches for the Stormers and has played for the Springboks 31 times.

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