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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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Mxolisingongoma Joined: 26 May 2015
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Mxolisingongoma Aug 07, 2017 07:56 AM
@zond..bucks Yeah but i expected Zungu's team to lose again. He should have moved to Benfica, but i think he want to use the Europa league to attract the attention of many teams while playing for his current team.
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Mxolisingongoma Aug 07, 2017 07:51 AM
@molaobert its a move up since the Championship is ranked higher that the Dutch league. But everyone is entitled to opinions.
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Myaka weliPhefeni Aug 07, 2017 07:51 AM
Things luk a luk promising for our players abroad althore sum of them they play in lower division
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Daniel Madenza Kutumela Aug 07, 2017 07:38 AM
Well done boys
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115045259 Aug 07, 2017 07:29 AM
Yaa bois!
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lopi Aug 07, 2017 07:15 AM
Well done Majita keep it up!!!
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KingLajava Aug 07, 2017 06:52 AM
well done boys
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deadly trio msn Aug 07, 2017 06:17 AM
good job akere
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setlaboswana Aug 07, 2017 06:16 AM
The Dutch man.
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THE NK Aug 07, 2017 06:09 AM
Well done boys.
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Thokozani_Shezi Aug 06, 2017 10:38 PM
PHIRI is our future talent
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weezy911 Aug 06, 2017 10:13 PM
Future is bright
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MR.Bucs Aug 06, 2017 10:10 PM
I keep praying during the day and Night for Pgakamani Mahlambi to get a deal in Portugal because I believe he can do it,soon with Dolly and Mahlambi we can conquer the world that's why I say Vision 2022 is on the Track.
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MR.Bucs Aug 06, 2017 10:04 PM
I see strong Bafana Bafana 3-man Central Midfield,made by Jali,Phiri and Zungu...believe me when I say Phiri will play for a big team soon.
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MR.Bucs Aug 06, 2017 10:01 PM
I see strong Bafana Bafana 3-man Central Midfield,made by Jali,Phiri and Zungu...believe me when I say Phiri will play for a big team soon.
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Bhekisisa_KINGSISA_Sosibo Aug 06, 2017 09:56 PM
Good boys happy 4 u
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Deftman05 Aug 06, 2017 09:51 PM
It's good to see mzansi players playing games and making a mark in their teams
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molaobert Aug 06, 2017 09:37 PM
Some1 pls edify me,Is Kamogelo Mokotjo's move a move up or down frm career perspective? Really frm Eerdivisie to English championship,league One etc?
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zond..bucks Aug 06, 2017 09:23 PM
but most of thm r losin whch is not a good thing
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Duna13 Aug 06, 2017 09:13 PM
What about Montpellier admin?

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