SA Players Abroad wrap: Mihlali Mayambela on target, Kamohelo Mokotjo bags an assist
Posted: 23 April 2018 Time: 09:32
Mihlali Mayambela netted his second goal of the season, while Kamohelo Mokotjo helped keep his side in the hunt for Premier League promotion in this week’s wrap of South African footballers abroad.
Cele came on for the last nine minutes as Real SC lost 1-0 at Academica, leaving them bottom of the Portuguese Second Division standings by four points with three games to go.
A second defeat in a row for Montpellier has seen them drop from sixth to eighth in Ligue 1 in a matter of two weeks, this time going down 1-0 to fifth-placed Nice. Dolly earned his sixth start of the campaign, playing 66 minutes in his side’s defeat.
AFC Eskilstuna will be in league action on Tuesday against Helsingborg, with Erasmus looking for his first start after his debut off the bench last week.
Jacobs received his 12th start of the season, playing the entire match as Scottish Second Division club Livingston beat bottom-placed Brechin City 3-0 to maintain second place in the standings after 34 matches.
Jacobs earned his 28th start of the campaign as Scottish Championship club Queen of the South made it two wins from two, beating Dundee United 3-0, a result with left them seventh on the log after 35 games.
Belgian club Oostende on Friday confirmed they had parted ways with Andile Jali, as the South Africa’s PSL return edges ever closer.
Jordan made his seventh appearance of the season, coming on in the 79th minute as Danish Second Division club HB Koge beat Fremad Amager 1-0 to remain fifth in the standings after 28 games.
Links received his 10th start of the campaign as Egyptian top-flight club Assiouty Sport went down 2-1 to Zamalek, leaving them eighth on the log after 33 games.
Mahlangu made his 25th start of the season as Dinamo Bucuresti beat Poli Timisoara 1-0 as they remain top of their eight-team relegation round mini league, seven points ahead of second-placed Botosani.
Mayambela, in just his second start of the season, scored the opener as Swedish Second Division side Brage played out a 1-1 draw with GAIS, leaving them third on the log after four games played.
Mfeka featured for the last 15 minutes as USL club Reno 1868 earned their first victory of the season, beating hosts Portland Timbers 2-1 to lift themselves up to 13th on the log after five games played.
Brentford are now seven games unbeaten, and kept their promotion play-off berth hopes alive with a 2-1 win over QPR, with Mokotjo bagging an assist for his side’s winning goal, four minutes after coming on as a substitute. Brentford are now just a point off a play-off spot with two games left in the campaign.
It’s now 11 games without a win for LOSC Lille, who suffered a humiliating 5-1 defeat at the hands of Marseille on Saturday. Mothiba played the full 90 minutes in his 10th start for the club, who sit in the relegation zone in 19th level on points with play-off spot holder Troyes, with just four games remaining in the campaign.
Ndlovu made his seventh start for Hangzhou Greentown in the Chinese Second Division as they played out a 1-1 draw with Shenzhen, leaving them fourth on the log after seven games.
Ntlhe featured for 40 minutes in his 20th appearances of the season as League One outfit Rochdale scored in injury time to beat Bradford City 1-0. Despite the win, the side still sits in the automatic relegation zone in 16th, a point from safety with three games left in the season.
Phiri came on for the last 11 minutes for his 20th appearance of the campaign as Guingamp earned a memorable 3-1 win over AS Monaco, leaving them 10th in Ligue One after 34 games.
The 20-year-old started his fourth game of the season, playing the full 90 minutes as Lithuanian club Stumbras drew 1-1 away at Zalgiris, leaving them sixth on the log after nine games played.
Singh started his 31st game of the season as Sporting Braga II drew 2-2 with Academico Viseu, II, leaving them 16th in the league, two points above a relegation play-off spot with three games left in the campaign.
Zungu played the full 90 minutes for his 23rd appearance of the season as Amiens earned a much-needed 3-1 win over Strasbourg, lifting them up to 13th on the log - 11 points away from the relegation zone with four games left in the campaign.