South African Rugby Player Siya Kolisi Partners With Mr Price!

South African Rugby Player Siya Kolisi Partners With Mr Price! South African retail company Mr Price took to Instagram to announce their new partnership with South African professional rugby union player Siya Kolisi. The post read, “World cup winning Captain, family man, fashion lover and now the newest addition to the Mr Price family- let’s make some noise for Siya Kolisi! As a fashion obsessed family brand, we couldn’t have found a better partner who shares in our values. @Siya_kolisi_the_bear we are so excited to kick off this game changing partnership with you-stay tuned!”

South Africans were ecstatic as they flooded the comments section with messages of congratulations. @Marynagrynhout said, “@mrpfashion This is going to be so much fun with @siya_kolisi_the_bear and the hilarious fashion pieces from Mr Price, can’t wait!” @Pierretostee said, “Woohoo! Welcome to our Mr Price family Siya Kolisi!”

Siyamthanda Kolisi is a South African professional rugby union player who currently captains the South Africa national team and also plays club rugby for the Sharks in Super Rugby and Western Province in the Currie Cup; he generally plays as a flanker. In 2018, Kolisi was appointed captain of the Springboks, becoming the first black man to hold the position and eventually leading the South African Rugby team to victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final against England. In December 2019, Kolisi was named in New African magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential Africans. With this title it can be seen why Mr Price would choose to partner with Kolisi as he has a massive influence.

Mr Price Group Limited is a publicly traded retail company based in South Africa. Founded in 1985, Mr Price opened in 1987 after the owners bought a controlling interest in John Orrs Holdings, whose trading divisions at the time were The Hub and Miladys. It is a cash-based, omni-channel retailer that sells its own-branded merchandise. It trades predominantly in South Africa as well as through owned and franchise stores across 13 African markets. It targets a wide range of customers and is well known for its fashion-value offering.

By Thomas Chiothamisi

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