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New York Red Bulls Sign Serge Ngoma to a Homegrown Contract


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New York Red Bulls announce the signing of Serge Ngoma to a homegrown player contract for four years with an option for a fifth season. The 16 year-old made his professional debut with New York Red Bulls II and has impressed enough to be brought into the first team.

"We see big potential out of him," said head coach Gerhard Struber. "We want to see him continue to grow with Red Bulls II and hope his development goes in a positive way."

While his contract is an MLS one, his loan to the USL Championship side is all but guaranteed. Many talents have sharpened their skills with New York Red Bulls II including Tyler Adams, Aaron Long, Derrick Etienne Jr., Alex Muyl and others that have featured for the first team in recent years.

Ngoma started his time with New York in the U-13 ranks as part of the Red Bulls Academy. The New Jersey-native helped the U-15 club qualify for the Generation Adidas tournament in 2020 and made it a habit of scoring goals at different age levels.

It is yet another promising youth that will get a chance to learn under both Struber and new Red Bulls II coach Gary Lewis.

"He is a promising young prospect that we hope to see his talents continue to grow with us," said Head of Sport Kevin Thelwell.

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