SA players abroad: Serero, Erasmus, Jali, Dikgacoi, Keet, Mahlangu, Masango, Mokotjo, Ndlovu, Patosi
Posted: 9 May 2016 Time: 09:40
Thulani Serero was denied Dutch league honours, Kermit Erasmus made a rare appearance on the bench in France, while Ayanda Patosi provided an assist in Belgium on the weekend.
Dikgacoi was left out of Cardiff City’s final English Championship game at home to Birmingham City that ended in a 1-1 draw.
Erasmus made a rare appearance on the bench for French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennes but did not get any game-time as they lost 2-0 at Montpellier.
Jali played the entire game for Belgian side KV Oostende as they could not hold onto a lead in a 2-1 loss at Anderlecht.
Keet was again on the bench for Kortrijk as they won 3-2 at Mouscron-Péruwelz having already advanced to the next stage of UEFA Europa League qualifying. They now face Sporting Charleroi in a two-legged play-off starting on Friday.
Mahlangu could have played his last game for Sint-Truiden with his contract set to expire next month. He could follow assistant coach Benni McCarthy and his boss, South African-raised head coach Chris O’Loughlin, out of the club following a 3-0 loss to Sporting Charleroi.
Masango played for Danish side Randers as they cruised to a 2-0 victory over bottom side Hobro.
Mokotjo completed his troubled season with Dutch side FC Twente with a 2-2 home draw against Vitesse.
Ndlovu came off the bench at halftime for Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Nea Salamis.
Nunes scored his first goal in Poland but it was not enough for his side to avoid a 3-1 defeat at home to Zaglebie Lubin.
Patosi’s season in Belgium is over after his Lokeren side failed to reach the next stage of qualifying for the UEFA Europa league despite a thumping 5-1 victory over Mechelen. Patosi set up the first goal for his side.
Phete started for Portuguese side Vitoria Guimaraes as they thumped Moreirense 4-1. He is getting a good run of games at the back-end of the season.
Ralani was able to celebrate promotion to the Danish top-flight after his Lyngby side beat Helsingør 1-0. The midfielder played the final 16 minutes off the bench.
It has been a rough couple of weeks for Scott, who lost the Slovak Cup final with Slovan Bratislava to Trencin. The same side them thumped Slovan 4-0 in the league on Sunday to secure the domestic championship. Scott was substituted at halftime.
It was a disastrous weekend for Serero, who played for Ajax Amsterdam in their 1-1 draw with second-bottom De Graafschap that handed the Dutch title to PSV Eindhoven. Ajax had beaten De Graafschap in their last 13 meetings, but could not do so when it mattered most.
Singh played for Swedish second-tier side GAIS in their 2-2 draw at Dalkurd.
Veldwijk played for Dutch side PEC Zwolle in their 3-1 loss to PSV Eindhoven. They now advance to the Europa League playoffs.