K.S.K. Heist

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K.S.K. Heist
K.S.K. Heist logo.png
Full name Koninklijke Sportkring Heist
Founded 1940
Ground Gemeentelijk Sportcentrum
Ground Capacity 7,000
Chairman Patrick Wijns
Manager Cis Bosschaerts
League Belgian Second Division
2014–15 14th
Website Club home page

Koninklijke Sportkring Heist is a professional Belgian association football club from Heist-op-den-Berg in the province of Antwerp. They are affiliated to the Royal Belgian Football Association with matricule 2948 and have white and blue as traditional colours. The club plays at the Gemeentelijk Sportcentrum and is currently in the Second Division. Heist spent nine seasons at the third level of Belgian football, from 1987–88 to 1993–94, and from 2008–09 to 2009–10.

History[edit]

The club was founded as F.C. Heist-Sportief in September 1940 . In January 1941, the team played in the Flemish Association, not part of the Belgian Football Association, but a different competitive amateur football league. In the spring of 1941 they moved to the Belgian Football Association, where they were awarded matriculation number 2948. Since then, it received the royal prefix Koninklijke in 1990, and in July 1995 it merged with K.S.V. Heist-op-den-Berg to become the professional club it is today K.S.K. Heist.

Stadium[edit]

K.S.K Heist play their home games at Gemeentelijk Sportcentrum in Heist-op-den-Berg. The Stadium has a capacity of 3,500, and home games are well attended throughout the season, with larger crowds expected for the local rivalry games against KVC Westerlo and KV Mechelen.

Current squad[edit]

As of 29 November, 2015.

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 Niels Stroobants
3 Belgium MF Bart Webers
4 Senegal DF Badiane Amadou Coly
5 Belgium DF Roel Grant
7 Belgium MF Daimy Deflem
8 Belgium FW Youssef Challouk
10 Belgium FW Laurent Dethier
11 Belgium FW Curtis Kabeya
12 Belgium MF Liam Dams
No. Position Player
13 Belgium FW Dries Merckx
15 Belgium DF Roel Tambeur
16 Belgium MF Stefan Verbist
18 Belgium MF Nick Marchoul
19 Belgium DF Ugo Nwadikwa
22 Germany MF Thomas Regnier
27 Belgium FW Dries Ventose
28 Belgium GK Damien Lahaye
30 Belgium DF Jarne Vrijsen

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