Rugby World Cup 2019: Johan Deysel (Namibia)

  • 05/04/2019

Born: September 26, 1991 in Windhoek, Namibia

Position: Centre 

Club: Colomiers

Height: 1.81m

Weight: 106kgs

Caps:  24

The centre has represented Namibia since 2013 and featured in the 2015 World Cup, where he memorably crossed the white line against the All Blacks. 

He's set to lead the side out as captain in Japan.

Deysel has Super Rugby experience with the Sharks, playing a handful of games in 2017 and 2018 but has since moved to France where he plays for the Colomiers in the Pro D2. 

In 24 tests for Naminua, Deysel has scored 11 tries. 


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