Springbok player Cheslin Kolbe has been honoured in France for his contribution to the Boks winning the Rugby World Cup. The 26-year-old received the World Player of the Year title at the the Midi Olympique awards in Paris.
The Springbok right wing has always been a favourite among the French since he joined Stade Toulouse two years ago.
Even though the player missed two big games during the World Cup due to injury, his contribution on the field was noticed. His memorable touchdown in the final will definitely never be forgotten.
According to IOL, the grateful athlete thanked his club mates and country for the honour.
Fellow Springboks Duane Vermeulen, Frans Steyn and Siya Kolisi were also in attendance. Kolisi received an honorary award for leading the Boks to victory.
Kolbe's next big dream is to take on the Olympics with the Blitzbokke squad. He wants to get the gold medal at next years 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a pantsula dance crew is representing South Africa abroad. The crew from Tembisa will be dancing for international audiences in Paris. Social media users congratulated the humble young men.
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