K. Berchem Sport

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
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Full nameKoninklijk Berchem Sport
Nickname(s)Geel-zwart, Rooiploeg
Founded13 Aug 1906 (creation athletic club)
22 Apr 1908 (creation football club)
1908 (registration)
GroundLudo Coeckstadion,
ChairmanHugo Claesen
ManagerFrank Magerman
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

Updated 10 May 2020.[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 Jeroen Van Den Driessche
5   DF Mats Joris
6   MF Tom Vermeire
7   FW Jelle van Kruijssen
9   FW Ilias El Yazidi
10   MF Bart Cornelissen
13   MF Jamie Meseure
14   MF Nesta Vallez
15   MF Thomas Verstraelen
16   DF Arno De Kuyffer
17   MF Roni Juniku
18   GK Byron Van Buynder
No. Position Player
19   DF Ken Spies
20   DF Lex Loridon
21   FW Bas Saillart
22   FW Leander Beirlant
23   FW Roy Mauro
24   DF Brent Peers
25   FW Achraf El Addouly
26   GK Jannis Milbou
27   DF Light Nwokoro
28   FW Gregory Lambrechts
29   MF Enes Temiz
  FW Rik De Kuyffer (on loan from Lommel)

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