SA Players Abroad: Tau's Brugge flying high, Baccus, Ekstein, Singh all shine

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Hendrick Ekstein scored a last-minute equaliser fo
Hendrick Ekstein scored a last-minute equaliser for Sabah.
Luther Singh bagged an assist for Moreirense in th
Luther Singh bagged an assist for Moreirense in the Portuguese Cup.
Tau's unbeaten Brugge sit at the summit of the Bel
Tau's unbeaten Brugge sit at the summit of the Belgian top-flight with a game in hand.
Keanu Baccus scored in Western Sydney Wanderers se
Keanu Baccus scored in Western Sydney Wanderers second game of the season.

Percy Tau and Club Brugge remaining flying high while former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Hendrick 'Pule' Ekstein, Luther Singh and the brother of Kearyn Baccus all made headlines abroad this weekend.

Kurt Abrahams

Abrahams, an ever-present figure for Westerlo this season, lasted 88 minutes in their 2-0 win over Lokeren as they remained on course for their promotion push.

Abrahams scored four goals in 11 starts this season for the second-placed side. 

Keanin Ayer

The South African teenager produced another inspiring display for Varberg BoIs as they moved back to the summit of the Superettan with two more games remaining.

After leading the Swedish second-tier for most of the 2019 season, their 1-0 away win with 10-men over GAIS look set to propel them to a deserved promotion.

Keanu Baccus

The 21-year-old started the new A-League season in fine form with Western Sydney Wanderers and scored in their 2-1 away win over Melbourne Victory - as they moved into second place.

Tom Barkhuizen

Came off after 70 minutes of Saturday’s 1-0 away loss to Reading as Preston dropped into sixth place, the last promotion play-off spot in the English second-tier.

Pule Ekstein

Following his Team of the Week display recently, Ekstein has continued his fine form with a last-minute goal against Kesla to earn Sabah a valuable point.

Lyle Foster

The teenager striker featured 68 minutes of Sunday’s 3-0 home loss to Sporting Charleroi.

Mihlali Mayambela

Came on after 62 minutes of Saturday’s 5-2 home Portuguese Cup win over Desportivo Aves.

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4. Bernard Parker - 23 goals in 73 caps
4. Bernard Parker - 23 goals in 73 caps
1. Benni McCarthy - 31 goals in 80 caps
1. Benni McCarthy - 31 goals in 80 caps
3. Katlego Mphela - 23 goals in 51 caps
3. Katlego Mphela - 23 goals in 51 caps
6. Siyabonga Nomvethe - 16 goals in 82 caps
6. Siyabonga Nomvethe - 16 goals in 82 caps
10. Siphiwe Tshabalala - 12 goals in 91 caps
10. Siphiwe Tshabalala - 12 goals in 91 caps
2. Shaun Bartlett - 29 goals in 74 caps
2. Shaun Bartlett - 29 goals in 74 caps
5. Phil Masinga - 18 goals in 58 caps
5. Phil Masinga - 18 goals in 58 caps
8. Sibusiso Zuma - 13 goals in 67 caps
8. Sibusiso Zuma - 13 goals in 67 caps
7. Percy Tau - 13 goals in 30 caps
7. Percy Tau - 13 goals in 30 caps
9. Tokelo Rantie - 12 goals in 41 caps
9. Tokelo Rantie - 12 goals in 41 caps

Kamohelo Mokotjo

Mokotjo earned his third start in the Championship this season as Brentford beat Millwall 3-2 at home - moving the Bees into 13th spot.

Lebo Mothiba

Mothiba came on after 68 minutes of Sunday’s 2-0 away loss to Marseille, leaving Strasbourg at the foot of the Ligue 1 table.

Dino Ndlovu

The Hangzhou Greentown star played the full 90 minutes in Saturday’s 2-1 home loss to Nantong Zhiyun.

Ayanda Patosi

Patosi made his sixth start for Baniyas since his off-season arrival as they grabbed a 2-0 home win over Shabab Al Ahli.

Lebogang Phiri

The Guingamp ace played in Saturday’s 0-0 away draw with Niort to move them into seventh place in Ligue 2.

Kgaogelo Sekgota

Sekgotha was in the starting line-up for Vitoria Setubal in the Portuguese Cup as they smashed Águias do Moradal 5-0.

Luther Singh

The Moreirense forward came on at halftime of Saturday’s 3-1 away Portuguese Cup win over Fabril and bagged yet another assist for the season.

Percy Tau

Tau, after recovering from injury, was introduced in the 62nd minutes of Brugge's 1-0 away win over Royal Excelsior Mouscron as they extended their lead at the summit of the Belgian top-flight.

Lars Veldwijk

Veldwijk came on after 60 minutes of Sparta Rotterdam's 2-0 away loss to Groningen, which saw them drop to fifth in the Eredivisie.