SA players abroad: Dolly, Jali, Masalesa, Mokotjo, Ndlovu, Singh, Veldwijk, Zungu
Posted: 13 February 2017 Time: 08:21
Bafana Bafana midfielders Keagan Dolly and Bongani Zungu are generating momentum in Europe, Dino Ndlovu is in the title hunt, while Tokelo Rantie is "missing home".
Dolly started and played the first 66 minutes as his new French Ligue 1 side Montpellier won 3-0 away at Nancy.
Jali played for 80 minutes as his Belgian side Oostende returned to form with a 2-1 away win over Mouscron-Péruwelz.
Midfielder Marakis scored his first goal for Portuguese second-tier side União Madeira as they won 2-1 a home to Académica.
Masalesa played the full game for Larissa as they lost 2-0 at Greek giants Olympiakos. He also picked up a yellow card.
Mokotjo was in the FC Twente engine room as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Excelsior Rotterdam.
Ndlovu came on at halftime for Azerbaijan club Qarabag as they won 1-0 at Ganca to stay top of the league.
Pienaar came on at the break for hapless Sunderland, who followed up last weekend’s 4-0 away win at Crystal Palace with a 4-0 home loss to Southampton.
Youngster Rambuwane made a first start for Israeli second-tier side Ironi Nesher as they lost 2-0 at home to Maccabi Ahi Nazareth.
There was no sign of Rantie again for Genclerbirligi in Turkey as he tweeted: “I miss home”.
Singh made a first start for Sporting Braga II in the Portuguese second-tier as they lost 2-0 at Famalicão.
Untersee played for Italian Serie B side Brescia as they drew 1-1 at home to Pisa.
Another match on the bench for Bafana striker Lars Veldwijk at Belgian side Kortrijk.
Zungu started against Portuguese giants FC Porto, coming off after 71 minutes in a 2-0 home loss for Vitoria Guimaraes.