Super Rugby

Cheetahs to play friendly in Japan

Oupa Mohoje (Gallo Images)
Oupa Mohoje (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Cheetahs have announced that they will play a friendly match against Toyota Verblitz in Japan on Saturday.

The game will serve as preparation for the Japanese Top League and Currie Cup.

It will be an historical match for the two teams, who both share the same sponsor.

The match kicks-off at 11:00 (SA time) at the Toyota Stadium in Toyota City, Japan and will be broadcast live on SuperSport (channel 208).

Springbok flank Oupa Mohoje will lead the Cheetahs into battle.

The men from Bloemfontein, who failed make the Super Rugby playoffs, will arrive back in South Africa on Monday.  

Cheetahs team v Verblitz:

15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Rayno Benjamin, 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Maphutha Dolo, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Paul Schoeman, 7 Oupa Mohoje (captain), Tienie Burger, 5 Reniel Hugo, 4 Armandt Koster, 3 Tom Botha, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Ox Nche

Substitutes: 16 Elandre Huggett, 17 Charles Marais, 18 Johan Coetzee, 19 Carl Wegner, 20 Henco Venter, 21 Uzair Cassiem, 22 Tian Meyer, 23 Michael van der Spuy, 24 Sias Ebersohn, 25 Jacques du Toit

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