South African winger Cheslin Kolbe, injured in a knee, must arrive in Toulon "
at the end of the week
" to continue his convalescence and undergo medical examinations to assess the duration of his unavailability, announced Monday the RCT.
Kolbe, recruited for three seasons by Toulon at the end of August, two years before the end of his contract at Toulouse, has not yet played in his new colors since he participated in the Rugby Championship with the Springboks.
But the 27-year-old world champion was injured in early September in training with his selection.
His sprained knee had a "
The sprained knee contracted by Cheslin Kolbe with his national team at the beginning of September had a bad evolution and his period of unavailability continued
," said the RCT in a statement.
The medical staff of Rugby Club Toulonnais will therefore take advantage of the arrival of their rear-winger to carry out various medical examinations and thus envisage a return to competition as quickly as possible
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Kolbe will, by the way, be presented to RCT supporters at the Mayol stadium on Saturday, before the kick-off (9:05 pm) of the match between Toulon and Racing 92, counting for the 7th day of Top 14. The date of his big debut under its new colors are not yet specified.