This past weekend capped off great results for South African players who are making a name for themselves abroad.
Here’s how they fared for their respective teams:
Darren Smith & Ayabulela Konqobe – Finnish Second Division
The duo started and played the entire 90 minutes for Ekenas IF who made light work of MYPA with a 3-0 crushing.
Luke Le Roux, Keanin Ayer & Tashreeq Matthews – Swedish Allsvenskan
The trio aided Varbergs BoIS to a convincing 2-0 victory over Sirius to record their second straight win after edging past Orebro earlier in the week.
Linda Motlhalo – Swedish Damallsvenskan
The Banyana Banyana star player featured the entire encounter for Djurgaden DFF as they narrowly edged Pitea 1-0 in the league on Sunday evening.
Percy Tau – Belgian Jupiler Pro League
“The Lion of Judah” made his first start for RSC Anderlecht, and netted his second goal of the campaign as Vincent Kompany’s charges rallied from two goals down to settle for a share of the spoils in a pulsating 2-2 draw against KV Oostende.
George Lebese – USL Championship
The former Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns winger started the match for Colorado Springs Switchbacks and lasted 83 minutes as they also came from a goal down to hold New Mexico United to a 1-1 draw.
Kurt Abrahams – Belgian Proximus League
The Cape Town-born striker was a 79th minute substitute for KV Westerlo who drew for the second game running, this time playing to a 0-0 draw with Royale Union Saint Gilloise.
Tumi Moshobane – USL Championship
The former Kaizer Chiefs youth product attacker was introduced in the 70th minute, but could do little for San Diego Loyal who were held to a goalless draw by Orange County SC.
Keagan Dolly – French Ligue 1
The Bafana Bafana winger, who is now starting to see more regular game-time after recovering from a long injury layoff, was introduced in the 88th minute for Montpellier, who were narrowly beaten 2-1 by Stade Rennes.
Lebo Moloto – USL Championship
Moloto started and played 69 minutes for FC Tulsa, but was on the receiving end as they were narrowly edge out 2-1 by Swope Park Rangers.