Vincent Tshikaya Tshituka, born on 10 September 1998 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is a Congolese-born South African rugby union player. He currently represents the Sharks in the United Rugby Championship, primarily playing as a flanker.
Tshituka attended Northcliff High School, where he likely honed his rugby skills and developed as a player. Notably, he has a brother named Emmanuel Tshituka, who plays for the Lions.
Standing at an impressive height of 1.95 meters (6 feet 5 inches) and weighing 107 kilograms (236 pounds; 16 stone 12 pounds), Tshituka possesses the physical attributes that contribute to his effectiveness on the field. As a flanker, he is expected to excel in areas such as tackling, ball carrying, and breakdown work.
His presence in the Sharks' lineup adds depth and versatility to their back row, and he continues to make an impact as a promising rugby player.
With numerous standout performances, Tshituka has earned recognition as the recipient of multiple VURC (United Rugby Championship) Player of the Match awards. His impressive displays have led to discussions about his potential inclusion as a back row option for the Springboks, the national rugby team of South Africa.
In 2022 the Sharks announced that Tshituka has signed a three-year deal with the Durban franchise, solidifying his commitment to the team. His continued growth and contributions make him an exciting player to watch, and he is poised to make a significant impact in the world of rugby.
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