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SA players abroad round-up

Posted: 28 August 2017 Time: 09:50

Tokelo Rantie saw red, Lebogang Mothiba found the net, Keagan Dolly got game-time, while Bongani Zungu and Thulani Serero missed out on European action on the weekend.

ANDILE JALI
Jali played 83 minutes for Oostende as they went down 4-3 at home to Antwerp – their fifth straight league defeat which sees them prop up the Belgian League standings.

KURT ABRAHAMS    
South Africa’s 20-year-old sensation was an unused substitute off the bench as Belgian top-flight side Sint Truiden beat Waasland-Beveren 1-0 to jump up to third on the standings after five games played.

MAY MAHLANGU    
Mahlangu played the full 90 minutes – earning a yellow card as well – as Dinamo Bucuresti won 3-1 away at Voluntari, taking them up to fifth in the Romanian league standings.

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LINDOKUHLE MFEKA    
Mfeka featured for 66 minutes in USA third-tier side Reno 1868’s 1-0 victory over Swope Park Rangers, who had compatriot Lebo Moloto in their starting line-up. Two red cards were shown in the encounter between the league’s third and fourth-placed sides, as Reno leapfrogged their opponents with the win.

LEBOGANG MOTHIBA    
Mothiba netted the second of Valenciennes’ four goals – his second of the season – in a 4-1 win over Niort. It was the club’s second win of the season as they now sit eighth in Ligue 2.

RICARDO NUNES    
Nunes started in Pogon Szczecin’s 2-1 loss to Sandecja Nowy Sacz in the Polish league, a result which leaves his club 11th on the log.

KEAGHAN JACOBS
Jacobs earned his second start of the season as Scottish Championship side Livingston beat Greenock Morton 1-0 to jump up to sixth after four league games played.

KAMOHELO MOKOTJO
Mokotjo played 65 minutes of Brentford’s 0-0 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers, his fifth appearance of the season, with the stalemate leaving his club second-from-bottom on the standings. Mokotjo will join his Bafana Bafana teammates in Cape Verde for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers next month.

KYLE JACOBS
Jacobs started a fourth match in a row for Scottish second-tier side Queen of the South as they beat Falkirk 4-1 away from home, and now sit just a point behind Dunferlime Athletic at the summit of the standings.

DINO NDLOVU
Ndlovu came on at half-time in Qarabag’s 2-1 win over Qabala as his side maintained their win streak to stay at the summit of the Azerbaijan league standings after three matches played.

KERMIT ERASMUS
Erasmus was not in the squad as Rennes went down 3-2 to Toulouse. They are now second-from-bottom and without a win in Ligue 1.

BONGANI ZUNGU
Zungu was an unused substitute in his side’s 0-0 draw with Pacos de Ferreira, a result which sees his Vitoria Guimaraes side remain 11th on the Portuguese league table.

LEBOHANG PHIRI
Guingamp were 2-0 winners over Strasbourg on Sunday, with Phiri playing the full 90 minutes to help his side to their second win of the season.

TOKELO RANTIE
Rantie’s 42nd-minute red card added to Genclerbirligi’s woes as they went down 2-1 to Fenerbahce. The club have just one point from three games and sit bottom of the Turkish league standings.

LARS VELDWIJK
Weldwijk came on for the last 14 minutes as Groningen held on to their 2-1 lead over Utrecht for their first league win of the season.

KEAGAN DOLLY
The South African winger played 76 minutes in Montpellier’s 2-1 away defeat to Dijon, a result which leaves them 12th in the Ligue 1 standings.

THULANI SERERO
After picking up a hamstring injury in training, Serero was not in the squad as Vitesse lost 2-1 at home to AZ Alkmaar. Serero looks likely to be replaced in the Bafana Bafana squad following his latest niggle.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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