SA starlet to succeed Tau in Belgium?

Players Abroad

South African forward Kurt Abrahams appears on course to follow in the footsteps of Percy Tau in Belgium, while two others found the back of the net this weekend.

Kurt Abrahams

The 23-year-old has been one of the standout South African talents abroad this season and helped Westerlo seal yet another victory with the 2-1 result over Virton on Saturday.

His assist for the 86th-minute winner marked his 16th goal contribution (10 goals, six assists) in 27 appearances.

Abrahams, who's featured on either wing for the Proximus title-chasing side has not missed a single fixture this season and has been tipped to succeed Tau as the Player of the Season.

Keanu Baccus

Baccus lasted 82 minutes for Western Sydney Wanders in the 5-2 victory over Adelaide United in the Hyundai A-League on Friday. The result moves WSW up to seventh-place in the Australian top-flight.

Tom Barkhuizen

Barkhuizen has been an ever-present figure for Preston North End in their surprising push for Premier League promotion and played another 90 minutes on Saturday.

The Bafana Bafana hopeful, who's netted 11 goals this season, made his 30th start of the season in the 2-1 win over Hull City as PNE maintained their promotion play-off spot in the SkyBet Championship.

Thabo Cele / Sergio Marakis

The South Africa junior international lasted 45 minutes in Cova da Piedade's 2-1 defeat to Varzim in the Portuguese second-tier.

It's been a season to forget for Cele and teammate Marakis as their side, initially tipped to fight for promotion see themselves languishing in 17th place in the league.

Hendrick Ekstein

'Pule' earned another start for Sabail but was unable to replicate his recent form against his former side Sabah, as they played out to a 0-0 draw.

Keith Groeneveld

The former Standard Liege centre-back is rebuilding his career in Kosovo after an ill-fated stint with Cape Town City.

Groenveld made his third start to the new season with KF Feronikeli Drenas in a 2-1 defeat to Llapi away from home - leaving his side in fifth place in the 12-time division.

Keaghan Jacobs

Jacobs was a second-half substitute for Livingston as they drew 1-1 in the Scottish Premier League with Hibernian, leaving them in fifth place and on course for to fight for a spot in the UEFA Europa League.

Kyle Jacobs

The younger brother of Keaghan netted his fifth goal of the season in a dramatic 4-4 draw at home against Alloa Athletic as Greenock Morton maintained their seventh-placed spot in the Scottish second-tier.

Ayabulela Konqobe

The former Amajita captain has taken to life in Europe with aplomb and netted his first goal for EIF on Saturday during their 2-2 Suomen Cup draw with MuSa.

It was his fifth straight start for the ambitious club in Finland alongside former Ajax teammate Darren Smith.

Mihlali Mayambela

The Bnei Yehuda winger started his fifth straight game since his mid-season transfer and impressed with his direct running in the 1-0 win away to Hapoel Ra'anana.

Lebo Mothiba / Bongani Zungu

Mothiba's role as a second-half substitute for RC Strasbourg continued as they drew 0-0 with Bongani Zungu's Amiens outfit.

Zungu lasted the full 90 minutes in the result that leaves RCS in sixth-place in Ligue 1 and Amiens down at 19th.

Bantu Mzwakali

Mzwakali made his debut for IK Brage in Sweden after coming on in their 3-0 defeat to Elfsborg in the Swedish Cup.

Mzwakali played the final half an hour of the game but was unable to inspire the second-tier side to a comeback against their more illustrious opposition.

Thibang Phete

Phete built on his man of the match display for Belenenses last week with another solid showing at centre-back against Maritimo in the Portuguese top-flight.

It helped move his side up into 13th place in the league and away from the initial relegation fears when he first arrived from high-flying Famalicão in January.

Lebogang Phiri

The Guingamp captain started his 24th league game of the season in Friday’s 1-1 home draw with Sochaux as they moved up to sixth in Ligue 2.

Thulani Serero

Serero's form has been lauded in the United Arab Emirates since his arrival from Vitesse but he was on the losing side for Al Jazira on Friday in the Presidents Cup with a 2-1 scoreline against Al Dhafra.

Percy Tau

Tau was an unused substitute for Club Brugge on Sunday evening after lasting 62 minutes in Thursday's UEFA Europa League draw against Manchester United.

Despite his recent dip in form, Tau remains on course for a domestic double with Philippe Clement's side.

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