Links and Kgatlana continue impressing abroad

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It was a weekend of mixed emotions for South African footballers abroad with most getting positive results while others got disappointing results with their respective clubsFARPost looks at how some of Mzansi’s finest players performed overseas this past weekend. 

SPHEPHELO SITHOLE & THIBANG PHETE

 

‘Yaya’ got yet another start for SAD Belenenses playing 86 minutes while compatriot Thibang Phete got sent off in additional time as they lost 1-0 to Maritimo away from home. 

LUTHER SINGH  

Bafana Bafana winger Luther Singh lasted 85 minutes for Pacos de Ferreira as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Boavista in the Primeira Liga. 

THABO CELE 

South African U23 international midfielder Thabo Cele was introduced after 46 minutes for Cova Di Piedade and scored a goal from the penalty spot, but it was not enough to help them avoid a 3-2 defeat against Penafiel in the Portuguese second tier. 

KOBAMELO KODISANG 

Kodisang continued his good goal scoring form for Braga B in the third tier, he scored the only goal for them as they drew 1-1 against Cerveira on Sunday. 

KEAGAN DOLLY 

The former Mamelodi Sundowns winger got his second league start of the season for Montpellier HSC as they drew 2-2 with Stade Brest in Ligue 1. 

THEMBI KGATLANA 

Kgatlana continued her rich vein of form for Eibar in the Primera Division. She scored her fifth goal of the season as the hosts defeated Santa Teresa 2-0 in the league on Saturday. 

JERMAINE SEOPOSENWE

 

The midfielder was in the thick of things again for SC Braga as they continued their good form in the 1a Divisao Women with a 5-0 thrashing of Condeixa on Saturday. 

BONGANI ZUNGU 

Zungu was introduced late in the second half for Rangers as they had to come from a goal down to defeat Motherwell 3-1 in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday night. 

GIFT LINKS

The 22-year-old continued his incredible form for in Denmark, he scored the opening goal for AGF Aarhus as they defeated AAB 3-0 in the Superliga on Sunday afternoon. 

This was Links’ third goal in three matches. He played 74 minutes before he was substituted for Jevtovic. 

LIAM JORDAN 

Jordan played the whole 90 minutes for HB Koge as they drew 1-1 against Fredericia in the Danish 1st Division on Saturday evening. 

PERCY TAU

 

The 26-year-old made his long-awaited return for Belgian giants Anderlecht and lasted 73 minutes as they lost 1-0 away from home against Charleroi in the Jupiler Pro League. 

KURT ABRAHAMS 

Abrahams lasted 75 minutes for KV Westerlo as they lost 2-1 against Royale Union Saint Gilloise in the Belgian First Division B on Sunday afternoon. 

SIYANDA XULU

The former Maritzburg United captain played the whole 90 minutes for Hapoel Tel Aviv as they lost 3-0 against Hapoel Beer-Sheva in the Israel top-flight. 

ROWAN HUMAN

Human started again for Beitar Tel Aviv as they drew 1-1 against Hapoel Petach-Tikva. 

The ‘Amajita’ captain got substituted in the second half and received his first yellow card of the season.

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By Prince Sobayeni

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