Mzansi's Thibang Phete has completed a move within the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
The 25-year-old defender-cum-midfielder has left Famalicao for OS Belenenses. The Kimberley-born player, who's never palyed PSL fotoball or any South African national team, began his football at the Stars of Africa Academy and Milano United before going on to spent four at his first Portugal club Vitória Guimarães.
TRANSFER NEWS:— SA Football Players Abroad 🇿🇦 (@SaFootbalAbroad) January 30, 2020
Thibang Phete (25) has joined Portuguese Premier League side, Belenenses SAD on 2 and half year deal from FC Famalicão. 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 pic.twitter.com/qopYB1CRgo
“Cafu’s” new club are Primeira Liga rookies with just two points above the relegation zone. The South African defensive midfielder could make his debut tomorrow evening against giants Benfica.
Another South African in the same league is the injured 22-year-old forward Luther Singh. He plays his football for Moreirense FC where he is on three goals and three assists in 14 games.