Siyamthanda Kolisi was born on 16th of June 1991,he grew up in Zwide,ibhayi a township which is located outside of Port Elizabeth. He is a South African professional rugby player and he was the captain of the South African National team.
His mother passed away when he was at the age of 15 years,at that time he had to live with his grandmother who raised him to be a man. He was offered a rugby scholarship to prestigious Grey high school. He made his senior debut against the Golden lions during the 2011 vodacom cup .
Siyamthanda was selected to be the new captain of the Stormers on the 20th February 2017,after they saw that he had passion nd potential to lead the team so he was selected again to be the captain of the springboks on 2018. He also signed for the Sharks in February 2021 as they saw the great work he has done.
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