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Career Moves - Aaron Mokoena to Blackburn

For all the negative press he received, Aaron Mokoena was one of South Africa's more successful exports to the English Premier League.

He played well over 130 games for Blackburn Rovers and another 90 for Portsmouth, although many of those came in the Championship. He did, however, help Pompey reach the FA Cup Final in 2010, where they lost 1-0 to Chelsea.

Here 'Mbazo' explains how the move from Belgium to Blackburn came about, and how manager Mark Hughes pitted him against one of the League's 'nonsense' strikers in order to gauge his abilities.


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