Weekend preview: Mzansi footballers abroad

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It is yet another action-packed weekend with leagues across Europe approaching the critical stage of the season.

FARPost zooms into Mzansi’s finest talents plying their trade abroad.

AL JAZIRA vs AL AHLI
SATURDAY 06 MARCH
18:15 PM (SA TIME)

Thulani Serero has been getting rave reviews after his outstanding performances for Al Jazira this season. The midfielder has featured in all of his club’s games in 2021 as they continue doing well in the Arabian Gulf League.

Serero will be buoyed by his recent inclusion in the Bafana Bafana team and hopes to bring his best game for Saturday’s home clash against Ahli.

SPORTING LISBON vs SC BRAGA
SUNDAY 07 MARCH
18:00 PM ( SA TIME)

It’s war in Lisbon on Sunday, Jermaine Seoposenwe’s Braga go into this encounter looking for pay back after Sporting knocked them out of the Portuguese Cup in midweek.

Seoposenwe is a regular feature for Braga and will be hoping to continue her influence in that creative attacking midfield role.

JUVENTUS vs AC MILAN
SUNDAY 07 MARCH
18:00 PM (SA TIME)

It’s a top of the table clash in Turin this weekend with the log leaders leaders hosting their chasers Milan. Only three points separate the two giants and the Sunday clash offers an opportunity for one of them to take a serious step in the title race.

Refiloe Jane will be eager to keep the midfield tight for Milan who will want to catch up to their opponents. She has featured in 11 out of the 14 league games played so far.

FC MIDTYLLAND vs AGF AARHUS
SUNDAY 07 MARCH
17:00 PM (SA TIME)

Aarhus will be looking to get back to winning ways on Sunday after narrowly losing 1-0 midweek against FC Nordsjaelland in the Superliga.

Gift Links played the entire 90 minutes last time out and will be looking to continue playing regularly in the right wing position. He has played 16 out of the 19 league games so far.

SAD BELENENSES vs SL BENFICA
MONDAY 08 FEBRUARY 2021
22:15 PM (SA TIME)

Belenenses have a big task ahead as they host home town rivals Benfica in the Lisbon derby on Monday.

Sphephelo Sithole is in line to feature in his first local derby while Thibang Phete is an experienced campaigner in one of the biggest games in the league. Phete has recently been called up to the national team by coach Molefi Ntseki and will be oozing with confidence.

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