Springbok winger Makazole Mapimpi is celebrating his 29th birthday today. To celebrate his birthday we are sharing some interesting facts about the player with you.
- Makazole Mapimpi made his test match debut for the Springboks on 2 June 2018 against Wales in Washington D.C.
- He has played for the Springboks 5 times scoring 20 points.
- He currently plays for the Sharks. He has represented the franchise 26 times scoring 45 points.
- Mapimpi comes from the rural Eastern Cape.
- Makazole Mapimpi about possibly playing in this year’s Rugby World Cup. “When I look back at the past few years, and how I have played at Super Rugby and Test levels, then I would say yes, absolutely. It’s a dream for me to go to Japan and represent my country.”
Happy Birthday, Makazole! We hope you have a very successful year ahead!
Support the Springboks as they take on New Zealand as part of the Rugby Championship tomorrow morning at 9.35am.