SA players abroad wrap

This past weekend marked another impressive showing from South African players who are plying their trade abroad.

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We look at how Mzansi’s foreign contingency fared for their respective teams.

Video footage as Aya Konqobe & Darren Smith starred for Ekenas IF.

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.