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South African striker Kurt Abrahams continues to shine for Belgian side Westerlo

7:54 PM GMT+4 02/10/2018
Andile Jali, KV Oostende & Kurt Abrahams, Sint-Truidense VV
The 21-year-old attacker is making a name for himself in the Belgian Second Division as he continues to hit the back of the net on a regular basis

Although he remains unkown in South Africa, Kurt Abrahams is rapidly making a name for himself in Europe.

The 21-year-old attacker has already netted four goals in five starts for KVC Westerlo in the Belgian Second Division.

Born in South Africa in 1996, Abrahams has never played for a professional club or any development side in his country of birth, but his career is taking shape abroad.

Just this past wekeend, he scored his fourth goal in his fifth start for the Belgian second-tier side, but they were unfortunate to lose 2-1 at home to Beerschot-Wilrijk on Saturday.

Apart from their loss, they also dropped to second position on the log table after sitting at the summit before their encounter with 13 points.

The youngster recently left Sint-Truiden, a club which was home to former Bafana Bafana striker and current Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy in Belgium.

Before leading the Citizens as head coach last season, McCarthy launched his coaching career at Truiden as assistant coach and he is also growing in stature after lifting the MTN8 Cup trophy; his first as head coach this past weekend.

Following last weekend's results, Abrahams and his teammates remain second and tied on 13 points from eight games with Union Saint-Gilloise, who have a Bafana international striker in Percy Tau on their books.

Meanwhile, Abrahams will hope to see his rich vein of form continue when they meet Tau's Saint-Gilloise away on Sunday, October 07, and should he continue with his excellent form throughout the season, chances are that Bafana coach Stuart Baxter will be forced to include him in his squads.