Tzaneen-born promising rugby star Risima Khosa Selected for South African School Rugby Squad 2024


By Staff Reporter

TZANEEN– Risima Khosa, an exceptional talent from Tzaneen, has been selected for the South African school rugby squad for 2024. This announcement comes as a testament to his hard work, dedication, and passion for the sport.

Khosa, a former learner and rugby captain at both Laerskool Tzaneen and head boy Jeppe High School for Boys, has been a standout player throughout his school rugby career. His leadership skills and athletic prowess on the field have earned him respect and admiration from his peers and coaches alike.

One of Khosa’s former teachers fondly recalled his commitment not only to the sport but also to his responsibilities off the field. “Risima was known for cleaning the school’s changeroom. This level of dedication and humility will take him far in life,” the teacher remarked.

Khosa’s selection to the national squad is a proud moment for Tzaneen and a significant milestone in his promising rugby career. His journey from local school fields to the national stage is an inspiration to young athletes in the community, demonstrating that hard work and discipline can lead to great achievements.

As Khosa prepares to represent South Africa, the entire Tzaneen community stands behind him, cheering him on and wishing him success in his future endeavors. His story is a shining example of how dedication, both on and off the field, can pave the way to success.

The South African school rugby squad for 2024 is set to compete in various national and international tournaments, providing Khosa with a platform to showcase his skills and make his mark in the rugby world.

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