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Royal Basketball Club Pepinster is a Belgian basketball club that is located in the Verviers-Pepinster area of the Province of Liege, Belgium. The club currently competes in the Belgian Fifth Division, the fifth tier of Belgian basketball. Before, the team used to be a regular participant of the Basketball League Belgium. The team club plays its home games at the 4,000 seat Hall du Paire.

RBC Pepinster
RBC Pepinster logo
LeaguesBelgian First Division
Founded1938; 81 years ago (1938)
HistoryR.B.C. Verviers-Pepinster
(1938–2016)
RBC Pepinster
(2016–present)
ArenaHalle du Paire
Capacity4,000
LocationPepinster, Belgium
Team colorsBlue, White
         
Championships1 Belgian Cup
1 Belgian Supercup
Websiterbcpepinster.be

HistoryEdit

Verviers-Pepinster was the runner-up of the Belgian League twice: in 2003 and 2014. The club also won the Belgian Cup in 1980, and the Belgian Supercup in 2003.

On 29 June 2016, it was announced that the club would leave the Belgian League, due to a lack of budget.[1]

Honors and titlesEdit

Season by seasonEdit

Notable playersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Head coachesEdit

Coach Period
  Ivica Skelin 2006–2008
  Jurgen Van Meerbeeck 2008–2010
  Ivica Skelin 2010
  Aaron McCarthy 2010–2012
  Nenad Trajković 2012–2013
  Julien Marnegrave 2013–2014
  Thibaut Petit 2014–2015
  Jérôme Jacquemin 2015–2016
  Aleksandar Zečević 2016–2017
  Pascal Mossay 2017–

Sponsorship namesEdit

Due to sponsorship reasons, the club has been known as:[2]

  • Go Pass Verviers-Pepinster (1995–1996)
  • VOO Verviers-Pepinster (2007–2013)
  • VOO Wolves Verviers-Pepinster (2013–2015)

LogosEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Basketploeg Verviers-Pepinster trekt zich terug uit Scooore League" (in Dutch). HLN.be. 2016-06-29. Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  2. ^ "VOO Wolves Verviers-Pepinster Team Profile". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 2017-10-23.

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