It was a good weekend for Mzansi’s overseas based contingent as they all played crucial roles in their respective clubs.
SPHEPHELO SITHOLE & THIBANG PHETE
The duo started yet another game in the middle of the park together for SAD Belenenses.
Phete played the whole game while Sithole lasted 65 minutes as the Lisbon-based side ran out with a 2-1 victory against Nacional in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
Singh continued his influence with another assist for Pacos Ferreira who maintained their spot in the top five on the table. Ferreira defeated Vitoria Guimaraes 2-1 at home and took their points tally to 38 after 20 games in the league.
Kodisang was the big difference for SC Braga B as he scored his 8th league goal of the campaign in their 2-1 victory against Vidago.
The South African youth international midfielder started and played 74 minutes for Cova di Piedade as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by GD Chaves in the Portuguese Segunda Liga.
AGF Aarhus continued doing well in the new year with a 2-0 victory against Sonderjyske and Links got another start up front.
The 22-year-old winger played 78 minutes before being rested for the last 12 minutes of the game on Sunday evening.
Jordan played his second game for Helsingor in Denmark’s second tier.
The U23 international was introduced in the second half as Helsingor defeated Hobro 1-0 in the league.
KEANIN AYER & TASHREEQ MATTHEWS
Varbergs BoIS continued their preparations for the new season with a 1-0 win against Osters on Saturday.
Both Ayer and Matthews played the entire game for Varbergs who continue having a good preseason.
The attacking midfielder started and played 58 minutes for AFC Wimbledon as they were humbled by Peterborough in League One.
Peterborough ran out with a 3-0 victory on Saturday.
The 20-year-old started yet again for Beitar Tel Aviv as they defeated Hapol Kiryat Shmona 2-0 in the Israel second tier on Sunday.
Smith continued his search for a first goal in the colours of FC Honka.
The striker started and got substituted in the second half as Honka was held to a 2-2 draw by Mariehamn in Finland.
The teenager was introduced in the 54th minute of the game for Cardiff City’s U18 as they defeated local rivals Swansea City 2-1 in the South Wales derby on Saturday afternoon.
McMillan started and played the entire game for Leeds United’s U18 who were held to a 1-1 draw by Everton at home.
Abrahams got introduced in the 65th minute and received a red card with three minutes left on the clock as KV Westerlo lost 2-1 against RWD Molenbeek in the Belgian second tier on Saturday.
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By Prince Sobayeni