Bongani Zungu got his first league start for Glasgow Rangers this season while Luther Singh got his first goal of the season in Portugal. FARPost wraps up this weekend’s action of Mzansi footballers abroad.
Former Mamelodi Sundowns winger Keagan Dolly was introduced after 78 minutes for Montpellier as they beat FC Lorient 1-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
The win takes Montpellier up to third spot on the table with 23 points from the 12 games played so far.
Zungu got his first start for Rangers in the Scottish Premier League as they beat falkirk 4-0 in the league. The 28-year-old had just returned from a knock he got while on international duty with Bafana Bafana.
The Stars of Africa graduate scored his first league goal of the season for Pacos de Ferreira in their 2-0 win over Famalicao. Singh lasted 65 minutes for the club as they climbed up to 6th spot on the table with 11 points earned from 7 games.
THIBANG PHETE & SPHEPHELO SITHOLE
Thibang Phete lasted 90 minutes and ‘Yaya’ Sithole came on after 58 minutes for Belenenses as they played out to a 0-0 draw with Boavista in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
This was Sithole’s first minutes this season for Belenenses as he continues to make a name for himself in Portugal.
Chislett lasted 71 minutes and scored the only goal for AFC Wimbledon as they lost 2-1 against Crawley in the English FA Cup on Sunday. This was the attacking midfielder’s second goal of the season.
Ligendza netted his 5th goal of the season for Cardiff City U18s as they defeated Queens Park Rangers 3-2 in the English U18 league.
The former Sint-Truidense man lasted the whole game for KV Westerlo as they beat Lierse 1-0 in the Belgian second division to move up to 5th spot on the log with 18 points from the 12 games played this season.
The 23-year-old got sent off after committing two bookable offences in Cova Di Piedade’s 0-0 draw against Feirense in the Portuguese second tier on Saturday evening.
Bafana Bafana striker Lars Veldwijk got promoted to the South Korean K-League 1 after Suwon got a 1-1 draw against Gyeongnam in the final of the play-offs. Suwon got promoted by virtue of having finished second in the season so a draw was sufficient whereas Gyeongnam needed a win from the encounter.
TASHREEQ MATTHEWS & KEANIN AYER
Varbergs BoIS attracted all the attention in Sweden this weekend after they beat log leaders Malmo IF 3-2 in the league. Keanin Ayer scored his first goal of the season in the big game while Tashreeq Matthews grabbed a beautiful assist to help the new boys pull off the upset of the weekend.
The U23 striker was in action in the Danish 1st division, but could not help HB Koge to avoid a 2-0 loss to Esbjerg in the league.
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By Prince Sobayeni