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Kobus Wiese in ICU after suffering 'massive' heart attack

8 April 2021 9:22 AM
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Lester Kiewit
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Kobus Wiese heart attack

"It happened on Wednesday morning. We pray that he gets better," says Wiese's friend and former Springbok Toks van der Linde.

Kobus Wiese (56) has been hospitalised after suffering a serious heart attack on Wednesday.

The former World Cup-winning Springbok is “stable” in intensive care after undergoing surgery.

© Ruslan Kokarev/123rf

Lester Kiewit interviewed his friend and former Springbok, Toks van der Linde.

He is OK. It happened on Wednesday morning. His wife rushed him to Paarl hospital. They got ER to take him to Panorama… They stabilised him and put a stent in…

Toks van der Linde, former Springbok

We pray that he gets better. Kobus is mentally very strong. I really think he will survive it.

Toks van der Linde, former Springbok

We’ve been mates since 1995… I didn’t sleep last night. It’s tough… We are legends, but I don’t feel like it… We’re well-known in South Africa… I was roommates with Kobus for years…

Toks van der Linde, former Springbok

It’s a major wake-up call.

Toks van der Linde, former Springbok

Listen to the interview in the audio below.




8 April 2021 9:22 AM
Tags:
Springboks
Springbok
Lester Kiewit
Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto
Kobus Wiese
Toks van der Linde
Kobus Wiese heart attack

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