This past weekend marked another impressive showing from South African players who are plying their trade abroad.
We look at how Mzansi’s foreign contingency fared for their respective teams.
Ayabulela Konqobe & Darren Smith – Finnish Second Division
The South African duo were in fine form for Ekenas IF, with Smith scoring twice and Konqobe netting a solitary strike as they thrashed Aro 5-1 to move second on the league standings behind Oulu.
Konqobe now has four goals in four matches, with Smith in on three strikes in four matches.
Gift Links – Danish SuperLiga
The South African youth international was a second-half substitute for AGF Aarhus who made light work of reigning league champions FC Copenhagen with a 4-2 drubbing to move into second place.
Bantu Mzwakali – Swedish Second Division
Mzwakali was a 57th minute introduction for IK Brage who claimed a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Orgryte.
Thibang Phete – Portuguese Primeira Liga
The towering centre-back featured the full 90 minutes for SAD Belenenses who ran out 1-0 victors over Gil Vicente.
Tashreeq Mattews & Keanin Ayer – Swedish Superrattan
The duo featured the entire 90 minutes for Varberg BoIS who played to a pulsating 2-2 draw against AIK.
George Lebese – USL Championship
The former Kaizer Chiefs winger featured 82 minutes for Colorado Springs Switchbacks, who clawed their way back from a 2-0 deficit to earn a 3-3 draw against Real Monarchs.
Tumi Moshobane – USL Championship
Moshobane played the entire 90 minutes for San Diego Loyal as they suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to LA Galaxy II.