Springbok rugby star Cheslin Kolbe turns 26 today. To celebrate the Springbok hero’s birthday, we share some fun facts about the man with you.
- Kolbe as an electrifying player on attack. He is a nightmare for the opposition’s defense!
- Cheslin has represented South Africa in the Sevens format of the game. He played for the Blitzboks between 2012 and 2017.
- Cheslin Kolbe is an Olympian. He was included in a 12-man Blitzboks Sevens squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He was named as a substitute for their first match in Group B of the competition against Spain. A match witch South Africa won 24–0.
- Kolbe made his debut for the Springboks against Australia on 8 September 2018 during Rugby Championship.
- To date, Cheslin Kolbe has played 15’s rugby for the Springboks 13 times scoring 35 points for his team.
Happy Birthday, Cheslin! We hope you have an awesome birthday and a very successful year ahead! South Africa is behind you as you prepare for the World Cup final on Saturday!