K. Berchem Sport

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K. Berchem Sport
Full nameKoninklijk Berchem Sport
Nickname(s)Geel-zwart, Rooiploeg
FoundedAug 13, 1906 (creation athletic club)
Apr 22, 1908 (creation football club)
1908 (registration)
GroundLudo Coeckstadion,
Berchem
Capacity13,607 [1]
ChairmanBelgium Hugo Claesen
ManagerKevin Van Haesendonck
LeagueBelgian First Amateur Division
2016–17Belgian Second Amateur Division B, 1st promoted

K. Berchem Sport is a Belgian association football club based in the district of Berchem in the municipality of Antwerp and currently playing in the Belgian First Amateur Division. It has formerly played in the first division.

The club was founded in 1906 and became a member of the FA two years later, it received the matricule n°28 in 1926. Five years later, it added the prefix Royal to its name, then changed this prefix to its Dutch counterpart Koninklijk in 1967.

Current squad[edit]

As of 3 April 2018.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Belgium GK Bruno Appels
2 Belgium DF Vincent Foqué
3 Belgium DF Joachim De Wilde
4 Belgium DF Matti Van Minnebruggen
5 England MF Jonny Rowell
6 Belgium DF Boris Djoum
7 Netherlands FW Jelle van Kruijssen
8 Belgium MF Jawad Absisan
9 Belgium FW Bimbo Maluka
10 Belgium FW Dimitri Hairemans
11 Belgium MF Leandro Zorbo
No. Position Player
14 Belgium MF Tim Verstraeten
15 Belgium MF Kevin De Jonghe
16 Belgium MF Laurens Debruyn
17 Belgium MF Stef van den Heuvel
18 Belgium GK Lars Knipping
19 Belgium MF Thomas Vande Velde
21 Belgium FW Bas Saillart
23 Belgium FW Roy Mauro
24 Belgium DF Senne Van Dooren (on loan from Waasland-Beveren)
27 Belgium DF Light Nwokoro
29 Belgium FW Gregory Carrez

Coaching staff[edit]

Updated 3 April 2018[3]

  • Manager: Belgium Kevin Van Haesendonck
  • Assistant: BelgiumDanny van Leuven
  • Goalkeeper coach: Belgium Bob Peeters

Other staff[edit]

  • Sporting director: Marc De Mulder
  • Team scout: Patrick Illegems
  • Doctor: Peter Verspeelt

Honours[edit]

References[edit]