Nama Xaba rugby player
Nama Xaba rugby player

Nama Xaba

26th Jul 1997 1.85m/103kg Openside Flanker

Nama Xaba headed to Cape Town straight after school and attended the Western Province Rugby Institute, serving as captain of Western Province U19 in 2016 and representing the Junior Springboks in 2017.

He made his Western Province debut in 2019 and earned his first Stormers cap in 2020. A promising talent, Xaba has been viewed as the long term replacement for Siya Kolisi in Cape Town.

The flanker Xaba signed a three year contract extension in April 2021.

JW April 2021.


Career

image (12) Western Province
Openside Flanker
2019 - present
stormers Stormers
Openside Flanker
2020 - present
sa South Africa U20's
Openside Flanker
2017 - 2017
UCT UCT Ikeys
Openside Flanker
2017 - 2018