Toyota Cheetahs flanker and captain Teboho Oupa Mohoje credits psychology as the aid that helped him through a serious nine-month injury.

The 2019 Currie Cup season kicks-off on Friday and the Toyota Cheetahs will start their campaign on the 19th of July away to the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria.

Mohoje will likely only join the team in the competition at the end of this month.

Mohoje has been out on a serious knee injury that he sustained in September last year. He picked up the injury in the sides first Guinness Pro 14 match against Munster in a 38-0 defeat in Ireland.

He shares more on how seeking help from a psychologist helped him.

The 28-year-old from QwaQwa is back in training, but still not ready to join teammates on the field in competitions. Mohoje also credits family and team doctor for his recovery.

Mohoje started his professional career with the Cheetahs back in 2013 and has been with the side ever since.

Head coach Franco Smith comments on Mohoje’s readiness to return to the game.

Mohoje is capped 19 times with the Springboks national side. He shares his time back in training with the Cheetahs.

Report by Tshenolo Meruti