SA Players Abroad: Lars Veldwijk, Dino Ndlovu, Kgotso Masangane, Percy Tau & Thulani Serero shine

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Lars Veldwijk
Lars Veldwijk
Several Bafana Bafana stars impressed abroad over the past week, while Bongani Zungu made his first Ligue 1 start in seven months.
 
Kurt Abrahams
 
The Westerlo attacker, 22, came off after 81 minutes of Saturday’s 0-0 home draw with KV Oostende in his 28th appearance of the season.
 
Keanin Ayer
 
The promising midfielder who turned 19 on Saturday continued his impressive form with a full 90 minutes for Varberg BoIs as they romped to a 3-0 win over IF Brommapojkarna to maintain their perfect start to the 2019 Superettan season.
 
His side has now won all four of their games thus far, scoring 12 goals, while conceding only two as they sit at the summit of the Swedish second-tier.
 
Thabo Cele
 
The South Africa U23 starlet came off for Cova da Piedade after 63 minutes in Friday’s 1-1 home draw with Leixoes and received a yellow card.
 
Keagan Dolly / Lebo Mothiba
 
Since returning from injury, Dolly has yet to make a matchday squad for Montpellier, who are sixth in Ligue 1 this season.
 
Mothiba, 22, came off after 64 minutes as his Ligue 1 goal tally remained at nine for the 2018/19 season. 
 
Keaghan Jacobs
 
The Livingston cult-hero mad his 30th start of the season in the Scottish Premier League as they suffered a 3-1 home loss to St Mirren.
 
Kyle Jacobs
 
The ever-present Jacobs made his 45th start for Queen of the South in the Scottish second-tier in a 2-1 victory over Dunfermline.
 
Liam Jordan
 
The Amajita forward started his 25th game in the Danish second-tier as they lost 1-0 to FC Fredericia on Sunday.
 
Jordan, 20, has scored five goals and registered 10 assists for HB Køge this season.
 
Kgotso Masangane / Kabelo Seriba
 
Masangane, 20, built onto his impressive start to life in Europe with a brace in FS Metta's 2-1 away win over Jelgava.
 
The diminutive forward has now scored three goals in as many starts since his move to the Virsliga outfit.
 
SA U-23 wing-back Seriba played the full 90 with another industrious performance for the Latvian top-flight side.
 
Tashreeq Matthews
 
The on-loan Borussia Dortmund teenager was an unused substitute for Jong Utrecht as they beat Volendam 3-1 in the Dutch second-tier.
 
Mihlali Mayambela
 
The 22-year-old played the full 90 minutes for Farense and received an 85th-minute yellow card in the 1-1 draw with Penafiel.
 
Mayambela has been an ever-present figure for the Portuguese second-tier side with five goals and four assists in 29 games this season.
 
Lindokuhle Mfeka / Ethan Sampson
 
Came on after 62 minutes for Reno 1868 in Saturday’s 2-1 home win over New Mexico United, while former Amajita defender Sampson was an unused substitute.
 
Kamohelo Mokotjo
 
Mokotjo played a key role in derailing Leeds United's title charged with another dominant midfielder display in the SkyBet Championship.
 
The Bafana Bafana star completed 32 passes with an overall accuracy of 88% against Marcelo Bielsa's side in the 2-0 win.
 
Lebogang Moloto
 
The Nashville winger came off after 67 minutes of Saturday’s 3-1 away loss to Charleston Battery.
 
Dino Ndlovu
 
The prolific Ndlovu bagged a brace for Hangzhou Greentown in the Chinese League one as they moved into second-place and look towards a promotion to the Super League.
 
He's now scored six goals in as many games within the new 2019 season.
 
Kgosi Ntlhe
 
The 25-year-old won the Player of the Month and Goal of the Month for Rochdale as they eased the relegation concerns with another victory in League One.
 
A 1-0 win over Bristol Rovers on Monday has moved them into 14th place in the 24-team division.
 
Ayanda Patosi
 
Patosi has sparked a title push for Esteghlal since his arrival in the Iran Gulf Pro League, the Gugulethu-born playmaker featured in the 1-0 home win over Machine Sazi to move five points off league leaders Persepolis with four games remaining.
 
He will also be in action today in the Asian Champions League against Saudi giants Al Hilal.
 
Lebogang Phiri
 
Came off at halftime of Saturday’s 3-1 home loss to Marseille as relegation seems imminent despite an impressive individual campaign for the South Africa international midfielder.
 
Thulani Serero
 
Serero grabbed an impressive backheel assist in Saturday’s 4-1 home win over PEC Zwolle.
 
The win moved Vitesse into fourth place in the Eredivisie as the Bafana Bafana midfielder made his 35th appearance of the season.
 
Percy Tau
 
Tau grabbed another two assists after returning from injury for Royale Union St Gilloise in the 2-2 home draw with Zulte-Waregem.
 
His exploits in the UEFA Europa League qualifiers took his overall tally to 10 goals and 11 assists in 32 games.
 
Siphiwe Tshabalala
 
The Kaizer Chiefs legend made his 14th appearance of the season in Saturday’s 1-0 away win over Goztepe which moved Erzurumspor BB one point off the relegation zone with five rounds of fixtures remaining in the Super Lig.
 
Joel Untersee
 
The Bafana Bafana hopeful came on after 15 minutes for  FC Zurich in a 3-0 away loss to Lugano, it was the wing-back's seventh appearance his making a six-month loan move from Serie A outfit Empoli in January.
 
Lars Veldwijk 
 
The Sparta Rotterdam target-man took his goal-contribution tally to 26 in 34 Eerste Divisie games after scoring a brace in a 3-1 win over Helmond Sport on Friday.
 
However, he drew a blank on Monday evening in the 2-1 defeat to Jong PSV - which derailed their hopes of winning the title ahead of FC Twente.
 
Bongani Zungu
 
The Amiens midfielder made his first start in 186 days and lasted 58 minutes during Sunday's 3-2 away loss to Nantes - an encouraging return for the Bafana Bafana star with just a third start in an injury-ravaged season.
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