Having come through the Sharks Academy ranks, Mtembu has always displayed leadership skills in addition to being a favourite among the clubs squad members. He is also highly respected by his team mates and he has captained the club during this years Vodacom Cup.
Tera made his debut for the Cell C Sharks in 2012 when he featured in the both the Vodacom Super Rugby and the Absa Currie Cup tournaments.
“Tera is a talented player and I have great faith in his ability. My hope is that he embraces this leadership role and gains valuable experience as the tournament progresses, which will assist us in grooming grooming him to take the next step into becoming a more consistent Super Rugby player who can eventually stake a claim for international honours,” said Jack White, Sharks Director of Rugby.
“It is a great honour and priviledge to be entrusted with the responsibility of leading a world renowned team such as the Cell C Sharks. I thank our CEO, Director of Rugby and the rest of our coaching staff for believing in me and affording me this opportunity,” Mtembu stated