SA starlet off the mark in Europe

SA Players Abroad

One of South Africa's most promising youngsters opened his account in Europe this past weekend, while there were also run-outs for a number of the country's other foreign-based stars.

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Tashreeq Matthews, Luke Le Roux & Keanin Ayer

Matthews, who is on loan from Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund, opened his account on Sunday, when he opened the scoring in Swedish side Varberg's 3-3 draw with Elfsborg. Countrymen Le Roux and Ayer both also featured in the match.

Thibang Phete

Having helped secure Belensenses' place in Portugal's top flight last weekend, Phete started again for the Primeira Liga outfit on Sunday as they ended their campaign with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Vitoria Setubal. 

Scroll through the gallery below for images of South Africa's most valuable players abroad

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Luther Singh

Staying in Portugal, Singh ended his spell with Moreirense in the club's 2-1 defeat to Tondela over the weekend. The 22-year-old, who is on loan from parent club Sporting Braga, scored three goals in 21 league matches for the campaign. 

Gift Links

Links featured as a second-half substitute in Denmark's Superliga on Sunday, but was unable to prevent AGF Aarhus from going down 1-0 to 10-man Brondby. The former Cape Town City starlet has now made 14 appearances for the season. 

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Lars Veldwijk

Bafana Bafana striker Veldwijk made his second appearance in as many weeks for South Korean second division side Suwon FC, who extended their league at the top of the table to four points following a 2-0 win over Anyang.