Super-sub Veldwijk marks return in style

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Bafana Bafana star Lars Veldwijk marked his return to football in perfect style with a match-winning performance in South Korea's K-League.

Having missed the opening match of the season through injury, Veldwijk returned to action on Saturday to play the role of super-sub in Jeonbuk Motors' 2-1 K-League win over Busan IPark.

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Reigning champions Jeonbuk had taken the lead in the 16th minute through Hong Jeong-Ho's header before Busan equalised in the second half through a penalty by Romulo, just minutes after Veldwijk's introduction to the pitch. 

The South Africa international had the final say in proceedings, however, after hitting home a 93rd-minute winner to maintain his side's 100% winning record in the league this season. 

Catch all the highlights from Jeonbuk's victory in the video below

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Jeonbuk opened their account with a 1-0 win over Suwon Bluewings last week Friday and will next face Daegu on Sunday, 24 May. 

Veldwijk had previously made his debut for the club in a 2-2 AFC Champions League draw with Australia's Sydney FC in March before football was suspended as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic.

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