WATCH: Hijab-wearing rugby player a first for UCT

2019-03-14 18:33

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When 21-year-old student Zahraa Hendricks joined UCT earlier this year, she probably didn't expect to become famous for something that she wore every day.

But, after a photograph of her playing rugby in hijab went viral on social media, she soon became the talk of the town.

The first-year media studies student says she has loved rugby since she was a little girl.

She recently made it onto the university's women's team, the Ikey Swifts.

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