SA players abroad: Zungu, Doutie, Patosi, Veldwijk, Erasmus, Jali, Mahlangu, Mokotjo, Rantie, Pienaar,
Posted: 28 November 2016 Time: 08:53
Bongani Zungu got closer to the action in Portugal, Sameehg Doutie set up a winner in India, while Ayanda Patosi and Lars Veldwijk again watched from the sidelines in Europe on the weekend.
Doutie came off the bench and set up the winning goal as his Indian Premier League side Atletico do Kolkata won 2-1 at bottom club Goa.
Erasmus did not make it off the bench for French Ligue 1 side Rennes.
Jali was an unused substitute as Oostende continued their remarkable season with a 6-0 win over Genk to stay second in Belgium.
Mahlangu came on for the final 15 minutes as his Romanian side Dinamo Bucharest won 2-1 at Voluntari.
Mokotjo played the full game for Dutch club FC Twente as they lost 3-2 at NEC and stay in sixth.
Ntlhe, who won high praise from his manager this week, played for English fourth-tier side Stevenage in their 2-1 win at Portsmouth.
Patosi was again missing from the match-day squad at Lokeren after being asked to train on his own having returned home late from international duty due to visa issues.
Phiri played the full game for Danish side Brondby as they won 3-1 at home to Silkeborg to stay in second behind FC Copenhagen.
Pienaar was back from suspension for Sunderland and came off after 78 minutes of their 2-0 loss at Liverpool.
The South African junior international came on for the closing minutes of Hapoel Ra’anana’s 0-0 home draw with Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel.
Rantie was an early substitute for Turkish side Genclerbirligi, entering the game on 32 minutes, but could not score his first goal for his new club in a 0-0 draw with Trabzonspor.
Sandows came on midway through the second half of a surprise 5-1 loss for Brazilian top-flight side Gremio at Santa Cruz.
Untersee, who is being monitored by Bafana Bafana, played for Italian second-tier side Brescia in a 1-0 home win over Ascoli.
Veldwijk was not in the match-day squad again for Belgian side Kortrijk. He has not featured since returning from international duty with Bafana Bafana.
Zungu appeared on the bench for the first time for Portuguese side Vitoria Guimaraes, though he did not see any game-time in the 2-1 loss to Tondela.