SA players abroad


Serero, who is not in the Bafana Bafana squad to face Morocco on Friday, was introduced after 25 minutes for injured midfielder Siem de Jongh.

He netted his side’s opener, his second goal of the season, and went on to receive the man-of-the-match award from the Ajax crowd.

Kamohelo Mokotjo played for PEC Zwolle in their 0-0 draw at Roda JC in the Netherlands to extend to five their winless streak in the top-flight.

Darren Keet kept a clean sheet as his Kortrijk side defeated Anderlecht 1-0 away from home in the shock result in Belgium this weekend.

Anele Ngcongca was also in good form for Genk as they moved up to fourth with a 2-1 away win at Gent.

Ayanda Patosi made his first league start of the season for Lokeren, but could not help his side slip to a 2-1 loss at Charleroi. Patosi played 78 minutes before being replaced.

Daylon Claasen also started for Lech Poznan in their disappointing 0-0 draw at struggling Podbeskidzie, proving he is over his injury problems.

Siyanda Xulu played for Russian Premier League side FC Rostov in their 2-2 draw at Kuban, his team have now not won in seven matches.

As expected their were no signs of injured stars Kagisho Dikgacoi and Steven Pienaar as their Crystal Palace and Everton sides lost at Liverpool and to Manchester City respectively on Saturday.

Tokelo Rantie is still waiting for his first goal for Bournemouth despite starting in their 5-2 victory over Millwall in the English Championship.

It was another lively performance from the forward though as he terrorized the Lions backline with his pace.

Dean Furman and Bongani Khumalo both played the full 90 minutes for Doncaster Rovers as they beat high-flying Leicester City 1-0, arguably their best win of the season.

Young left-back Kgosi Ntlhe played the final few minutes of Peterborough United’s 2-0 win over Preston North End after coming off the bench.

Ricardo Nunes was restored to the starting line-up in the left-wing position for Slovakian side Zilina after a spell on the bench, but could not help his struggling side to a win as they were held 0-0 at home by Dunajská Streda.