Fezokuhle Brian Zomakahle Mbatha, born on 2 August 1999 in Empangeni, South Africa, is an accomplished South African rugby union player who currently represents the Sharks in Super Rugby, the Currie Cup, and the Sharks XV in the Rugby Challenge. He primarily plays as a hooker.
Having honed his skills at Maritzburg College, Mbatha emerged as a promising talent in South African rugby. His dedication and hard work earned him the opportunity to make his Super Rugby debut for the Sharks in March 2019. He came on as a replacement in a match against the Bulls in Pretoria, contributing to the team's efforts despite the eventual 37-14 defeat.
Mbatha's inclusion in the Sharks' squad demonstrates his abilities and potential as a hooker. Standing at a height of 1.81 meters and weighing 107 kilograms, he possesses the physicality and strength necessary for the demanding role. Additionally, Mbatha's technical skills and understanding of the game make him a valuable asset to his team.
As a young player, Mbatha continues to develop and refine his skills, aiming to make a significant impact in South African rugby. With his determination and commitment, he has the potential to become a key player for the Sharks and potentially represent his country at the highest level.
Fezokuhle Mbatha's journey in rugby is an exciting one to follow, and fans can expect to see him make further contributions and progress in his career as he continues to grow and gain experience in the sport.
|2019 - present
|2019 - present
|South Africa A
|2021 - present
|South Africa U20's
|2019 - 2019
|2021 - 2021