New video drops of Sbu Nkosi’s stunning Springbok debut
A new video has dropped today of Springbok winger Sbu Nkosi’s epic test debut vs England in 2018.
The then 22-year-old Sharks winger started on the right-wing in the first test of the series against Eddie Jones’ side and made an explosive impact for the Boks.
The young winger was tenacious right from the first kick-off as he chased down Handre Pollards kick that fell into the hands of England bruiser Billy Vunipola.
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We watch on as Nkosi chops down the 135k back-rower without hesitation.
A few minutes later we see him do it again as he wraps himself around the Saracens number eights ankles – stopping him mid charge.
This was an effective kick-off tactic from Rassie Erasmus’ side.
The English ran up an early 0-24 lead but as the Boks began to get into their stride they started to bring Nkosi into play more – utilising the Sharks winger’s incredible strength off the wing.
In the 29th minute of play he showed his clinical finishing streak with a well taken opportunistic try.
We see as the young winger takes the ball with little space to play in, kicking ahead for himself to chase over the in-goal area.
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England full-back Elliot Daly fails to ground the bouncing ball allowing Nkosi to pounce on it and score to a roar from the home crowd.
Just four minutes later he was back on the scoresheet – this time on the other wing!
The Sharks flyer comes across the and offers a piercing inside line to go over in the corner.
As South Africa started to extend their lead over the men in white Nkosi became even more of a threat as he thrived in loose play.
England winger Jonny May had a torrid time trying to contend with his young counterpart who marshalled him expertly in defence.
Watch Nkosi’s electric Springbok debut below
Have we seen a more impressive Springbok debut than this in recent years?