Kobus Wiese

Kobus Wiese has played rugby for Boland, Western Transvaal and Transvaal (now Gauteng), touring as a Springbok in Australia in 1993, New Zealand, Wales, Scotland and Ireland in 1994, Italy and England in 1995 and Argentina, France and Wales in 1996. 

Kobus was, of course, one of the World Cup Winning Squad in 1995, becoming a national hero overnight.  Kobus Wiese was then appointed to the Gauteng Lions’ captaincy when Francois Pienaar left the country.

Although a fearsome presence on the field, Kobus is a entrepreneur and coffee shop owner whose greatest passions are coffee and (not surprisingly) red wine.

Kobus Wiese is a Rugby Commentator for Supersport. He is the owner of Wiesenhof Coffees and former South African Rugby player. He played at lock for the South Africa national rugby team the Springboks between 1993 and 1996. Rugby Commentator | M-Net Supersport 1998 – present Owner | Wiesenhof Coffees 1996 – present presenter | Boots & All Previous Position(s) International Rugby Player (Lock) | South African Springboks Rugby Team 1993 -1996 Professional Rugby Player (Lock) | Gauteng Lions 1988 – 1996

He played in the South African provincial Currie Cup for the Golden Lions (former team of the Transvaal). Kobus Wiese shot to stardom while playing for the World Cup winning Springboks in 1995. His brilliant play at that time was due to the vast amount of experience he gained whilst playing for Boland, Western Transvaal and Gauteng.

He also toured internationally with the Springboks to Australia, New Zealand, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, England and many more countries between 1993 and 1995. Kobus Wiese is also a sought-after speaker, using his experiences on the field to demonstrate how motivation and team spirit are essential to any kind of success.

He is now owner of a chain of cafés and CEO of a coffee-roasting factory in Johannesburg, as well as a consultant and TV presenter. Kobus Wiese is also a sought-after speaker, using his experiences on the field to demonstrate how motivation and team spirit are essential to any kind of success

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