Kaizer Chiefs academy defender Siyabonga Ngezama, has been identified as a candidate to make the step up to the first team next season.
A source close to the club has revealed that the Chiefs technical team has been impressed by his ability on the pitch and that he will be expected to join up with the senior squad, after his return from Under 20 national team duties.
“He is currently with the Under 20 national team,” the source told the Siya crew. “But after those games he is expected to join Steve Komphela and the senior players in the team.”
The source continued by saying that the academy player will be assessed and that the technical staff hope that contact with senior players will help him to mature as a player.
“They want to look at him and see what he can offer to the team. They also want him to learn from the senior players during that period,” the source expressed.