Roc Nation Sports has announced the signing of Sharks and Springbok fullback Aphelele Fassi.
Fassi joins a growing roster of Springbok players in the Roc Nation Sports stable, which already includes captain Siya Kolisi, Cheslin Kolbe and Sbu Nkosi.
Also on the books of Roc Nations Sports, Proteas cricketers Temba Bavuma and Lungi Ngidi, Proteas netball captain Bongi Msomi, former Springbok prop Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira, the Sharks rugby team and football clubs AC Milan and Mamelodi Sundowns.
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“Roc Nation Sports are a family who are committed to professionalism, growing players holistically and helping them make a difference in their community,” said Fassi. “I was attracted to Roc Nation’s capabilities which align to the big dreams and goals I have for my career. Given that my career is still quite young, knowing I have the right people around me gives me the peace of mind to focus on my priority, which is rugby.”
“Aphelele is one of the most talented young rugby stars in South Africa and in the sport. Partnering with him is a natural fit due to both his rugby skills and incredible life story. We are looking forward to growing with him throughout his exciting career and providing him with the best opportunities to achieve his rugby and personal goals,” said Michael Yormark, President of Roc Nation Sports.