It was a positive weekend for Mzansi’s stars abroad.
Luther Singh, Gift Links and Keagan Dolly were all influential as their teams won.
The Banyana Banyana midfielder started and played the entire 90 minutes for SC Braga as they lost to Sporting Lisbon for the second time this week.
The Lisbon side defeated Braga in the Cup midweek and on Sunday they won 1-0 in the league.
Kodisang played the whole game for SC Braga as they continued their dominance in the Portuguese Campeonato with a 1-0 triumph against Mirandela on Sunday.
Singh was the most outstanding player this weekend after he netted a brace to help Pacos de Ferreira defeat Nacional 2-1 in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Friday evening.
Mayambela continued to fight for a place in the starting eleven of Academica. He was introduced for the last 16 minutes as the promotion hopefuls defeated Penafiel 2-1 in the Portuguese Segunda Liga.
Jordan was in action for Helsingor as they won their fourth game in a row.
The Danish 1st Division side defeated Vendsyssel 2-1 in the league.
Links produced another convincing performance in the Superliga on Sunday.
The winger lasted 58 minutes and laid an assist as AGF Aarhus defeated FC Midtjylland 1-0 to keep their title hopes alive.
Dolly got a rare start for Montpellier in France.
The 27-year-old played 64 minutes and laid an assist for the first goal in Montpellier’s 2-1 win against Ales in the French Cup.
Abrahams returned from suspension and got drafted straight into the starting line up for KV Westerlo.
The Belgian side drew 1-1 with KRC Seraing.
Malepe got his first red card in Ukraine.
The U23 international captain started and received his marching orders for a reckless tackle in the second half as FC Minaj lost 3-0 against giants Dynamo Kyiv.
Furman started and laid an assist for Carlisle United, but it wasn’t enough to help them avoid a 3-1 defeat against Morecambe in League Two.
Xulu played the entire 90 minutes for Hapoel Tel Aviv as they continued their resurgence with a 1-0 win against Hapoel Beer Sheva.
The former Amajita captain scored his 5th goal of the season in fine style as Beitar Tel Aviv drew 3-3 with Hapoel Ramat in the Israel second tier.
Another 90 minutes for Serero as Al Jazira drew 1-1 against Shabab Al-Ahli in the Arabian Gulf League.
NB: Bongani Zungu did not feature in Glasgow Rangers’ 3-0 win against St. Mirren, but they were crowned as the Scottish champions on Sunday after Celtic drew 1-1 with Dundee.
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