Hacjivah Dayimani is the final word influence participant, and his versatility can reignite the Springboks’ famed Bomb Squad, in response to MARK KEOHANE.
Blessed with elegant tempo and quick toes for a unfastened ahead, 25-year-old Dayimani has this season continued to enhance athleticism with physicality whereas revelling in a dynamic Stormers unfastened trio that options Evan Roos and Deon Fourie.
In his TimesLIVE column, Keohane recommend that Dayimani’s expertise and flexibility is exactly what the Boks want on the bench, and is “paying homage to the game-changing influence” the likes of RG Snyman and Francois Louw made for South Africa within the 2019 World Cup-winning marketing campaign.
“No statistic can seize the magic of a participant who can change the sport with one breathtaking second, and Dayimani is that uncommon gem,” he writes.
“Assume again to the glory days of the Bok Bomb squad, a unit that redefined the sport and left their mark on World Cup rugby historical past. Dayimani possesses the identical explosive potential that made that squad so formidable.
“Rassie Erasmus, in 2019, bulldozed his well beyond groups in utilizing a six forwards and two backs substitute’s bench, versus the normal 5-3 break up. Dayimani’s expertise is such that you would revolutionise a match state of affairs and choose a 7-1 break up, particularly if Kwagga Smith can also be overlaying from the bench.
“He brings the X-factor, and whether or not he’s surging by the midfield with unstoppable power or hovering down the wing, Dayimani’s influence is simple.”