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Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Njabulo Blom. Photo: @idiskitimes / Twitter.

Njabulo Blom to link up with ex-Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana defender in the USA

Njabulo Blom will be seeing a familiar face on the St. Louis City SC training ground when he gets to the United States.

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Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Njabulo Blom. Photo: @idiskitimes / Twitter.

Njabulo Blom has signed for United States MLS outfit St. Louis City SC and he’ll be collaborating with a “familiar face” stateside.

ICYMI: Kaizer Chiefs confirm Njabulo Blom departure

Njabulo Blom to work under ex-Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs defender Carnell

St. Louis City SC manager Bradley Carnell represented Bafana Bafana 42 times and spent the majority of his club career in the German Bundesliga.

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Njabulo Blom is a superb holding midfielder and still only 22. Image: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Kaizer Chiefs describe Njabulo Blom departure as ‘bittersweet’

It’s a bittersweet departure because I think it’s no secret to Amakhosi’s faithful how highly we value Njabulo Blom. He is the epitome of what our Academy has been able to produce over the last couple of years.”

“This is part of the plan for us to unearth talent of international standard. More so, we want to ensure that we produce talent that can go out to explore opportunities abroad. 

“From a personal point of view, it’s great to see a young man who grew up in the system now being afforded the opportunity to expand his horizons,” said the club’s Sporting Director, Kaizer Motaung Jr.

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Kaizer Motaung Jr has plenty to ponder. Image: © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix.

Big credit due to the Kaizer Chiefs academy

Blom made 94 appearances for Amakhosi. A small crumb of comfort for Kaizer Chiefs fans will be that he won’t be representing another PSL club. And, of course, it’s a feather in the club’s cap to once again produce a top prospect through the academy who can go and hone his skills and shine abroad.

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