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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 Second Amateur Division. It has formerly played in the first division.

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,
Capacity13,607 [1]
ChairmanBelgium Hugo Claesen
ManagerKevin Van Haesendonck
LeagueBelgian Second Amateur Division
2018–19Belgian Second Amateur Division B

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 squadEdit

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

Coaching staffEdit

Updated 3 April 2018[3]

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

Other staffEdit

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