Njabulo Blom Begins Life at St. Louis City SC in Major League Soccer

Njabulo Blom Begins Life at St. Louis City SC in Major League Soccer

  • Njabulo Blom has been received with a warm and loving embrace by his new club St. Louis City SC
  • The Major League Soccer team in Missouri shared a video of him juggling the ball before a practice session
  • The talented youngster departed Kaizer Chiefs a couple of weeks ago for the bright lights of the United States of America

Njabulo Blom seems to have settled in nicely at St. Louis City in Missouri, the United States of America.

The club shared a video on its social media pages of the 23-year-old in a bright mood, juggling the ball before a practice session with his new teammates.

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Njabulo Blom begins life at St. Louis City SC in Major League Soccer. Image source: @stlCITY.sc.
Source: Twitter

After he was done, he turned to the camera and said:

"Happy to be here!"

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The club announced last month that Blom had completed a move to the team for an undisclosed fee. The two-year deal also has an option to be extended twice after it has run out in 2024, for 2025 and 2026 respectively.

He is linking up with former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana defender Bradley Carnell, who is the head coach of the team.

The MLS will kick off on February 25, with City playing away to Austin FC on February 26.

The club has five friendly matches ahead of this season's opener, for the South African to impress his new team and possibly stake a claim in the starting line-up.

Blom wowed by new facilities

The midfielder recently departed Kaizer Chiefs for a MLS club in the United States of America.

While the Amakhosi are renowned for their state-of-the-art facilities, per Soccer Laduma, Blom shared on Instagram that facilities in Missouri were on another level.

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St. Louis City SC sporting director, Lutz Pfannenstiel commented that it was the club's job to give the players the opportunity to be the best.

Jessica Motaung blasts 'disrespectful' agents

Sports Brief also reported on Jessica Motaung calling on football agents in the country to show clubs some respect.

The Kaizer Chiefs marketing director was speaking in response to what was an aggravating contractual impasse between the club and the talented Blom.

She said that while the Amakhosi wanted to keep players and take care of them, there also needed to respect among agents, teams, players and clubs.

Source: Sports Brief News