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Sibabalo Qoma

Sibabalo Qoma

Lock

1.90 m

106.00 kg

Player Details

: Sibabalo

: Qoma

: Fudge

: 17/02/1997

: East London, Eastern Cape

Biography

Sibabalo 'Fudge' Qoma was born on 17 February 1997 in East London. His regular position is lock. After attending Hudson Park High School in East London, he moved on to Durban, where he attended Westville Boys High School. He played Cravenweek rugby for KwaZulu-Natal at the annual Craven tournament at Stellenbosch in 2015.

After school, he joined the Toyota Free State Cheetahs, and he made his professional debut at lock on 29 April 2017 for the Free State XV in a Supersport Challenge match against the Griffons in Bloemfontein. Joseph Dweba, Springbok hooker, was a reserve hooker for the Free Staters in that game.

Fudge made his debut for the Toyota Cheetahs as a reserve lock in the Currie Cup competition against the Sharks on 2 September 2017 in Durban and the following week against Western Province at Newlands, Cape Town.

He left the Free State's capital for Welkom to play for the Northern Free State's Griffons. He played in nine of their ten cup matches, including the Currie Cup First Division Final against the Jaguares XV and the Promotion & Relegation match against the Pumas at Mbombela.

In 2020 he moved on to Kimberley, playing in 24 matches, scoring two tries for them. He played eight-man for the men from the Diamond City in the Currie Cup final against the Pumas on 25 June 2022 in Kimberley.

The 25-year-old Qoma rejoined the Toyota Cheetahs' squad for the remaining 2022 season for the EPCR Challenge Cup and the Toyota Challenge.

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