Following 10 years of “hard work and a lot of tears”, loose forward Oupa Mohoje will play his 100th game for the Cheetahs in the Currie Cup against the Griffons on Friday.
In the absence of the injured Frans Steyn and suspended Oupa Mohoje, the Cheetahs have made four changes to their starting lineup for the Challenge Cup clash against Scarlets in Parma on Saturday.
Oupa Mohoje will not play again for the Cheetahs until January next year after the loose forward was suspended for three weeks.
In his first contact training session since suffering a knee injury, Rosko Specman produced some hot side-stepping that put Cheetahs teammate Oupa Mohoje flat on his back.
Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie has selected four capped Springboks, including Frans Steyn, in his team to front the Invitational side made up of players from around the country in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The Cheetahs have been boosted by the news that three senior players have extended their contracts.
Oupa Mohoje has been included in the Cheetahs match 23 to front the Sharks at Kings Park on Friday.
In this excerpt from a recent episode of Cheetah Chase, Oupa Mohoje talks about his long road to recovery after sustaining a knee injury in 2018 and what kept him feeling positive during lockdown.
Springbok and Cheetahs flank Oupa Mohoje has opened up on the relief he felt after extending his stay with the team. DYLAN JACK reports.
Loose forward Oupa Mohoje has signed a contract extension with the Cheetahs until 2021.