SA players abroad: Claasen, Doutie, Erasmus, Jali, Mahlangu, Mokotjo, Phiri, Pienaar, Veldwijk, Zungu
Posted: 12 December 2016 Time: 08:46
A round-up of South African players plying their trade abroad this past weekend.
Claasen played the final 20 minutes for German Bundesliga II side 1860 Munich as they lost 1-0 at Bochum.
HAASHIM DOMINGO & THIBANG PHETE
Domingo and Phete featured for Vitoria Guimaraes B as they lost 2-0 at Sporting Braga B in the Portuguese second division.
Doutie played for Atletico do Kolkata in the first leg of their Indian Super League semifinal against Mumbai City. Atletico won 3-2, with City having Uruguayan legend Diego Forlan sent off.
No place in the match day squad for Erasmus at French Ligue 1 side Rennes.
Jali was an unused substitute for Belgian side KV Oostende.
Mahlangu made a second successive start for Romanian side Dinamo Bucharest as they won 1-0 at home to Târgu Mureș.
Mokotjo was pulling the strings in midfield as FC Twente stunned title-chasing Ajax Amsterdam 1-0.
Phiri played for Brondby as they won 2-1 at home to FC Midtjylland in Denmark.
Pienar started for Sunderland as their survival hopes suffered a blow with a 3-0 away loss at fellow strugglers Swansea City in the English Premier League.
No place in the match day squad for Rantie at Turkish side Genclerbirligi.
Pietermaritzburg-born defender Travis returned from a long-term injury to appear on the bench for Forfar in Scotland for the first time since January.
Untersee played for Italian Serie B side Brescia in their 0-0 home draw with Novara.
No place in the match day squad for Veldwijk at Belgian side Kortrijk.
Zungu’s yo-yo existence at Vitoria Guimaraes continues as he was left out of the match day squad for the Portuguese side.