Becoming South Africa's first black rugby captain


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South African rugby star Siya Kolisi came from a poor township and tells Outlook's Mpho Lakaje about his journey from water boy to becoming the national team's first black captain and leading the Sprinboks to World Cup victory. Siya and his wife Rachel have set up a charity, The Kolisi Foundation, to help vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in South Africa. Presenter: Emily Webb Producer: Deiniol Buxton Picture: Siya Kolisi and the Springboks team after their Rugby World Cup win. Credit: Cameron Spencer/ Getty Images

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