Luther Singh got one over Thibang Phete and a narrow loss for the SA trio in Sweden as we wrap up the weekend’s action from our footballers abroad.
The SA youth international striker started yet again as Danish 1st division side HB Koge got a hard fought 1-0 win away against Nyokbing FC in the league. The win sees Koge remain 8th on the log with 39 points after 30 games played.
LUTHER SINGH & THIBANG PHETE
Friendships were put aside on Saturday night in Portugal as Luther Singh’s Moreirense took on Thibang Phete’s Belenenses. Both players started with Singh being subbed off after 71 minutes of the game and Phete lasting the whole game in a game that Moreirense narrowly won 1-0. Phete won the man of the match award in the game after yet another outstanding performance for Belenenses who missed a penalty he had won.
LUKE LE ROUX & KEANIN AYER
Former SuperSport United midfielder Luke Le Roux started and was subbed in additional time for compatriot Keanin Ayer as Varbergs Bois lost 1-0 against Orebro in the Swedish Allsvansken on Sunday – Tashreeq Matthews didn’t make it off the bench. Varbergs sit 5th with 10 points after 7 games played in the league so far.
The former Zone Mavo midfielder started and played the entire game for Latvian top flight side FS Metta as they were defeated 1-0 by LU Rigas in the league .
Former PEC Zwolle striker Lars Veldwijk was introduced after 76 minutes for Korean K-League leaders Jeonbuk as they played out to a thrilling 2-2 draw against Seongnam in the league. The draw sees Jeonbuk drop to second on the log with 25 points after 11 games played – one point behind first place Ulsan.
The midfielder was introduced in the 66th minute for IK Brage as they got a hard fought 2-1 victory against Eskilstuna in the Swedish second tier. The win sees Brage leapfrog Vasteras into 5th place with 10 points earned from 6 games in the Swedish second tier so far.
AYABULELA KONQOBE & DARREN SMITH
TheY were in action for Ekenas in the Finish second division with Konqobe scoring a brace as Ekenas came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against KPV .
Lebese lasted 82 minutes for Colorado Springs as they lost 2-1 to New Mexico United in the USL Championship. Lebese has since established himself as a member of the starting line up of Colorado as he fights to make a name for himself in the United States since his move from South Africa.
By Prince Sobayeni