SA Players Abroad: Ndlovu, Foster, Mahlangu, Leshabela, Kodisang, Ntlhe in amongst the goals
Posted: 11 March 2019 Time: 11:30
There were goals for Dino Ndlovu, Khanya Leshabela, Lyle Foster, Kobamelo Kodisang, Kgosi Ntlhe and a debut strike for May Mahlangu in a successful weekend for South African players abroad.
The Sparta Rotterdam captain played the full 90 minutes as they were held to a 0-0 draw with FC Eindhoven, as his side fell further off leaders FC Twente by 11 games.
However, despite his blank, he remains in contention for the golden boot with 17 goals in 28 outings thus far, five off Germany attacker Mario Engels with 10 games remaining.
Ndlovu started and scored for Zhejiang Greentown against Qingdao Huanghai. However it wasn't enough as they lost by 2-1 in their Chinese League One opener.
Foster, 18, scored his third goal in France, as AS Monaco B won 3-0 against Hyeres FC in their National 2 encounter.
Brentford could make an unlikely late surge for Premier League promotion with Mokotjo at the heart of their recent form.
The 'general' played the entire 90 minutes in a tough match-up against Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel, as The Bees claimed a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough in their N-Power Championship clash.
His side are now just six points off the final playoff spot with ten rounds of fixtures for the season remaining.
The 20-year-old who has been called up for the South Africa U-23 squad played a full 90 minutes in the U-23 Professional Development League for Crystal Palace as his side suffered a shock 5-1 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday U23.
Zungu netted a goal for Amiens reserve side in a fixture against Quevilly, as he continues to build fitness after a long injury layoff.
Jordan played another full 90 minutes for HB Køge as they played out to a 1-1 draw against fourth-placed Nykobing FC in the NordicBet LIGA.
The 20-year-old has scored five goals and registered eight assists in 18 starts this season.
Leshabela played the entire 90 minutes and scored the opening goal as Leicester City U-23s lost 2-1 to Tottenham Hotspur Under-23s in the Premier League 2 Division One encounter
Phiri has seemingly solidified his position in the Guingamp midfield with his ninth consecutive 90th minute run in Ligue 1, but his side remains in real danger of relegation.
Their 1-0 defeat at the hands of Toulouse after seeing Marcus Coco sent off, leaves his side eight points from safety with 10 games to go.
The Bafana Bafana striker was a 61 min substitute as Strasbourg came from 2 goals behind to get a crucial 2-2 draw with Lyon.
Singh continues to impress in LigaNos for GD Chaves, the Bafana Bafana forward played the entire 90 minutes for as they played out to a 1-1 draw with Rio Ave.
Kodisang scored his third goal in his 15th start for Portuguese third-tier side Sanjoanense, as they claimed a 5-0 win over Penalva Castelo.
Mayambela netted his fifth goal of the season as SC Farense eased their relegation concerns with a 3-0 victory over Varzim.
The former SuperSport United wing-back, 21, played the entire 90 minutes for Metta as they suffered a 1-0 loss to Daugavpils in the Latvian top-flight opener.
Mahlangu played 90 minutes and scored on debut for his new club Ordabasy in their 3-0 win against Shymkent Shakhter.
Patosi played the entire 90 minutes for Esteghlal, as they claimed a 1-0 win over Naft Masjed moving them into third spot, two points off league leaders and fierce rivals Persepolis
The deep-lying playmaker lasted 69 minutes for Portuguese second-tier side Cova Piedade, as they secured a third consecutive victory to lift them into 12th place in the 18 team division.
'Shabba' was an unused substitute as Erzurumspor suffered a damaging defeat to Alayanspor, which leaves them five points adrift from safety with nine games remaining.
'Cafu' made his 22nd start of the season and lasted the full 90 minutes for Vitória Guimarães SC B, who fell to another defeat, this time to third-placed Estoril.
The result leaves them in real danger of relegation from the Segunda Liga, as they sit four points from safety with nine games left in the current season.
Serero was a second-half substitute in a 1-1 draw with Eredivisie giants Feyenoord as he was nursing a groin strain.
The result leaves Vitesse Arnhem in fifth place in the Dutch top-flight.
Ntlhe got his second goal of the season to help Rochdale beat Shrewsbury Town 2-1 in League One.