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Mokotjo Debuts In England, SA Striker On Target In France

South African Players Abroad

By Soccer Laduma - Aug 06, 2017 07:51 PM

England

Kamohelo Mokotjo made his debut for Brentford, as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Sheffield United in their opening game of the Championship season.

Click through the gallery to see some of the South Africans in action over the weekend

The Bafana Bafana international started the game for Brentford, but was taken off after 59 minutes and replaced by Nico Yennaris as the Bees began the season with defeat.

Moving to League One, Kgosi Nthle made his first appearance for Rochdale in their 2-0 loss to Portsmouth on Saturday evening.

France

Lebogang Phiri got his Guingamp career off to a winning start, as they recorded a 3-1 win over Metz on Saturday evening.

The 22-year-old lasted the full 90 minutes on his debut for the Ligue 1 club, as they began the season with three points.

Elsehwere, Lebogang Mothiba scored his first goal of the season to lead Valenciennes to a 1-0 win over Chateauroux on Friday evening,

Mothiba struck the game's only goal in the 48th minute by heading home Tony Mauricio's cross.

Portugal

Bongani Zungu's Vitoria Guimaraes missed out on the first piece of silverware this season, as they lost 3-1 to Benfica in the Portuguese Super Cup on Saturday evening.

Zungu started for the Portuguese outfit and played the full 90 minutes on Saturday evening, but was unable to help his side overcoome the Primeira Liga champions.

Moving to the second division, Luther Singh found the back of the net for Sporting Braga B, as they drew 1-1 with Uniao Madeira.

Netherlands

Thulani Serero made his official debut for Vitesse, as they suffered a 4-2 loss on penalties to Feyenoord in the Ducth Super Cup on Saturday afternoon.

Serero lasted the entire duration of regulation time and extra time, but did not take a spot-kick in the shoot-out.

Belgium

Andile Jali lasted the full 90 minutes for KV Oostende, as they suffered a 1-0 loss to Anderlecht in a Belgian Pro League tie on Sunday evening.

Sweden

Mihlali Mayambela netted his fourth goal of the campaign as Degerfors recorded a 3-0 win over Orgryte.

Mayambela rounded off the scoring for Degerfors in the 51st minute with a superb volley from 25-yards out.

 


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NUMBER 10 Joined: 29 Jul 2015
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NUMBER 10 Aug 11, 2017 05:06 PM
Its nice to see them getting game time.
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Sgelekeqe@ Aug 07, 2017 08:35 PM
'Cream' must qickly b recalled in the WC Q matches, then CowBaxter must attack the opponets Cape Verde from start 1st mnt to 180 mnts as Senegal and Bukina Fasa will b eating each other..
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Mentashe Aug 07, 2017 02:20 PM
WELL DONE BOYS VERY PROUD
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Maloh11 Aug 07, 2017 02:07 PM
These boys Mokotjo Serero Jali still reminds me of 2009 class of Amajita lead by Rama number 1 Keet or Ngobeni
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molaobert Aug 07, 2017 01:49 PM
@Lindzome Stop overrating those average european leagues none of players is on the bench of Chelsea,Man Utd,Barcelona,Man Ct,Servilla,Bayern Munich etc bafanabafana won the Afcon in 1996 using 99% local players.There's no way our is benefitting with players plying their trade in European second tiers
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molaobert Aug 07, 2017 01:43 PM
@Mxolisingongoma Really meaning even Ajax Amsterdam doesn't rank anywhere near the English championship top3?Thanx for clarity I hv been wondering
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Thapza@K4l Aug 07, 2017 01:43 PM
Game time...big up boys
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CECIL M Aug 07, 2017 01:43 PM
good boys
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Lindzome Aug 07, 2017 11:22 AM
The fact that the boyz got some game time to their respective teams means a lot to the future of Bafana
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mphomm12 Aug 07, 2017 11:14 AM
Well done boys....
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Swinedunus-6-Rats-0-namanje Aug 07, 2017 10:11 AM
How was Thiery Henry visit to ZCC Clowns village yesterday? I am told Motsepe pigs were showing off their ZCC village to the Frenchman. Showing him even their ZCC star.
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Swinedunus-6-Rats-0-namanje Aug 07, 2017 10:08 AM
Tell us Cowditor how are MTN11 preparations for Rats so far?
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Swinedunus-6-Rats-0-namanje Aug 07, 2017 10:08 AM
News, news, news Cowditor. Tell us news please.
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roger-fetumba Aug 07, 2017 10:05 AM
Still no news here where is the SL editor is he drunk tjeeeer useless site
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kzorog Aug 07, 2017 09:44 AM
Good start kamo
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#Grootman Aug 07, 2017 08:45 AM
Mm achieving bttr n better
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Maloh11 Aug 07, 2017 08:43 AM
8 B. Zungu Midfielder 0 Shots 0 Shots on target 0 Key Passes (inc. assists) 63 Touches 52 Passes 88.5% Passing accuracy 1 Tackles 0 Fouls won 3 Fouls conceded 12 K. Mokotjo Midfielder Substitute off 59' Substitute on Nico Yennaris 0 Shots 0 Shots on target 1 Key Passes (inc. assists) 39 Touches 30 Passes 80% Passing accuracy 0 Tackles 1 Fouls won 0 Fouls conceded
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Maloh11 Aug 07, 2017 08:32 AM
Sir BAXTER do the right thing to pick up the boys they are doing great
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Maloh11 Aug 07, 2017 08:14 AM
Happy for the boys. Good work Laduma for updates. Zungu Jali Mokotjo our midfielders
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Warras4khosi Aug 07, 2017 08:07 AM
What I like is that they are fielding you and anidli ama-ice in the bench

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