Thibang Phete’s Belenenses were humbled by Porto while Gift Links had a good run in Aarhus’s big win in Denmark.
FARPost‘s Prince Sobayeni wraps up the weekend for the SA stars abroad.
The SA U23 international attacker came on after 71 minutes for HB Koge who squandered a 1-0 lead to allow Hvidovre to equalise late in the game to make it 1-1 after full time in the Danish second division.
Stars of Africa graduate Phete for the first game since resumption started from the bench and came on after 64 minutes as SAD Belenenses got humbled 5-0 by title hopefuls FC Porto on Sunday night. Phete came on with Porto leading 2-0 and things couldn’t turn around for his side away from home.
The former Cape Town City winger came off the bench after 65 minutes for AGF Aarhus as they stunned defending champions Copenhagen with a 1-0 win at home to stay third on the log with 47 points. Links was awarded the Man of the Match award although he came on with just 25 minutes remaining as he came on and changed the entire game.
The former Bidvest Wits winger started and lasted 62 minutes as Swedish second tier side IK Brage drew 0-0 with Hamstads BK in the league.
He got off the mark in the Latvian top division continuing from where he left off last season, this time around he got on the score sheet for the first time and also laid on an assist as FC Metta defeated Turkums 3-0 in the league.
KEANIN AYER, LUKE LE ROUX & TASHREEQ MATTHEWS
All three SA youngsters started the game against Hammarby but only Ayer played the entire match with Matthews and Le Roux subbed just after 60 minutes as Varbergs Bois narrowly lost 1-0 away.
Varbergs now sit 8th on the log after 6 games played in the Swedish top division – a good position for the new promoted side.
By Prince Sobayeni