Soccer

Njabulo Blom blooms for Stuart Baxter

The player from the Amakhosi development corps has come right for Chiefs and Bafana

24 October 2021 - 00:00

Njabulo Blom doesn’t strike one as someone who can play in as many positions as a footballer.  His frame and especially his height (1.73m) — and he admits this — may give a coach an impression that he wouldn’t cope in certain positions. 

Yet the 21-year-old Soweto-born defender-cum midfielder, nicknamed Stoppa, has defied the odds and has been a regular name in Amakhosi’s line-up with all three coaches — Ernst Middendorp, Gavin Hunt and Stuart Baxter — he's worked with at Naturena handing him different roles...

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