Durban, 18th September 2017: The Cell C Sharks are happy to announce the signing of lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a two-year contract.

In 2012, Koegelenberg enrolled at The Sharks Academy and earned one cap for the Cell C Sharks XV in 2013. He makes a welcome return to Durban after spending the past two seasons in Italy, playing for Italian club Zebre.

Head Coach Robert du Preez said: “Gideon is a talented youngster and the time he has spent in Italy has added to his growth and development as a player. He has been training with us for a few weeks now and we are really excited to have him in our mix and to give him a run.”

Player Profile

Gideon Koegelenberg
Date of Birth : 25 November 1994
Place of Birth : Wellington, South Africa
Height : 2.02m
Weight : 118kg
Position : Lock
School : Hugenote Hoerskool