Thu 8 Apr 2021 | 10:16

Bok legend in hospital after heart attack

Bok legend in hospital after heart attack
Thu 8 Apr 2021 | 10:16
Bok legend in hospital after heart attack
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NEWS: Springbok legend Kobus Wiese has reportedly been rushed to hospital after suffering a “massive heart attack” this week.

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According to reports, the 56-year-old was rushed to Mediclinic Panorama in Cape Town and is being closely monitored.

Radio personality John Walland said Wiese is in a stable condition following surgery to insert a stent.

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Wiese was part of the Springboks’ 1995 World Cup-winning team. In total, he played 18 Tests for the Springboks.

He also played 128 matches for Transvaal/Golden Lions during his career.

Close friend Toks van der Linde, who is also a former Bok, told Netwerk24 that he was in contact with Wiese.

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“I spoke to Kobus this [Thursday] morning and he’s OK. He’s a very big pal of mine. We have been friends since 1995. He is a strong man,” said Van der Linde.

Additional source: Netwerk24

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