Siya Kolisi, the captain of the South African rugby team, has delivered a bold and strong message to Kaizer Chiefs for winning colours.
He congratulated them for their new away kit, which is inspired by the colours of the Springboks and other national teams.
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Kolisi and his teammates visited the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg as part of their parade to celebrate their fourth Rugby World Cup triumph, their second in a row.
They were hosted by Kaizer Chiefs, who play their home games at the same venue.
The Springboks received a warm welcome from the Amakhosi family, who showed their appreciation and admiration for the rugby heroes.
During his speech, Kolisi thanked Chiefs for their support and praised them for their new away kit, which is green and gold.
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He said that these are the winning colours, and expressed his hope that they will bring success to the football club.
He also wished the best to the new coach, Calvin Johnson, who took over from Gavin Hunt in October.
“The green you see here, the Kaizer Chiefs family, I see them in the new away jersey, the green and gold,” Kolisi said.
“Those are the winning colours, love and peace Sisonke[we are together].
“Hopefully, the green and gold bring you many success and all the best to coach[Calvin Johnson].”
A Tribute To The Nation
Chiefs unveiled their new away kit in August, ahead of the 2023/2024 season.
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The kit is dedicated to the Springboks and other South African teams who will participate in major tournaments this year and early next year.
The club said that the kit is a tribute to the nation and a symbol of unity and pride.
The kit has been well received by the fans and the players, who have worn it in several matches so far.
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The club hopes that the kit will inspire them to perform better and challenge for trophies after a disappointing season last year.