Losing start for Mokotjo, Serero

Losing start for Mokotjo, Serero
Thulani Serero

by Staff Reporter

Sunday Aug 06, 2017. 15:00

South African duo Kamohelo Mokotjo and Thulani Serero suffered defeat in their respective official debuts for their new clubs on Saturday.

Mokotjo, who completed a move to Championship side Brentford from FC Twente in the current transfer window, started for The Bees in a 1-0 loss to Sheffield United.

United scored the only goal of the game in the 39th minute as Mokotjo's troops left Bramall Lane without a point.

Serero, who in turn completed a move to Vitesse from Dutch rivals Ajax Amsterdam, played from start to finish as his new club lost on penalties in the Johan Cruyff Shield to Feyenoord.

In a game that marks the start of the new season, Vitesse - who won their first piece of top flight silverware in their history last season - suffered a 4-2 penalty shootout defeat.

The game ended at 1-1 after regular time.

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