Thaakir Abrahams is a versatile South African rugby player who is equally proficient at fullback and wing positions. He attended Paarl Boys High, where he had the honor of captaining the school's First XV in 2018.
Abrahams' rugby career began in the SA Rugby Youth Week tournaments, where he showcased his talent and potential. His abilities were recognized by SA Rugby, and he was selected to be a part of their Elite Player Development program. This program aims to nurture and develop young rugby talents in South Africa.
His consistent performances and hard work paid off when he received a call-up to the Springbok U20s squad. Abrahams represented the Junior Springboks in the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship, where the team achieved a bronze medal. In the match against hosts Argentina, Abrahams played a significant role by scoring two tries in the team's 41-16 victory.
Abrahams' impressive displays on the field earned him a place in the Sharks' squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season. His speed, agility, and try-scoring ability made him a valuable asset to the team.
Thaakir Abrahams has signed a two-year contract with Lyon, a French club. This move indicates his progression in his professional career as he ventures into playing rugby in Europe.
|2021 - present
|2023 - present
|South Africa U20's
|2019 - 2019
|2020 - 2023