- Roc Nation Sports has announced the signing of 26-year old Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok Cheslin Kolbe
- Kolbe signed a deal with Jay Z's company following a standout year in 2019, which included a stellar performance in the Top 14 Championship and the World Cup
- The speedster wrote on social media that it is a dream come true and he was excited to join the Roc Nation family
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Cheslin Kolbe has landed another amazing opportunity. The 26-year-old rugby star signed a deal with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports.
According to the company, Kolbe's outstanding performance last year in the Top 14 Championship and World Cup landed him the deal.
Kolbe was named the Top 14's Player of the season, as well as Top 14's Try of the Season. He was also one of the players nominated for the World Rugby Player of the Year following a stellar performance.
Roc Nation Sports said it recognised Kolbe for his strength, agility, power and speed. The company will now manage Kolbe's career on and off the field.
Michael Yormark, President of Roc Nation Sports International, said:
"Roc Nation Sports is honoured to partner with Cheslin, one of world rugby's most exciting players, to help guide his career both on and off the field."
Taking to Instagram, Kolbe announced the news to his followers and he gushed about the amazing opportunity.
He captioned the post:
"No dream is too big for you. Excited for this next chapter with @rocnationsports #RocFam."
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Kolbe joins his fellow Springboks rugby player Siya Kolisi as a member of Roc Nation Sports. Briefly.co.za previously reported the Bok captain kicked off the new year under the representation of Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports.
He shared a video of himself hard at work in the gym and said that he's excited for what will be accomplished this year.
Kolisi hopes that the agency will grow his career both on and off the field. This is done through endorsement deals and media coverage. The Eastern Cape star's story continues to be an inspiration to all.
Taking to Instagram, Kolisi congratulated Kolbe and welcomed him into the Roc Nation family.
In other sports-related news, Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune managed to get Mzansi talking, as he hinted at starting a clothing label.
Khune took to Twitter and asked South Africans for suggestions for a possible name for the brand. His tweet went viral, as many creative suggestions were shared.
Khune's tweet was captioned:
"I think I should start my clothing brand ,what do you guys think and what should I call it?"
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