Oscar Vankesbeeck Stadion

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Oscar Vankesbeeck Stadion
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Location Mechelen, Belgium
Capacity 6,123
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1923
Renovated 1947
Tenants
KRC Mechelen

The Oscar Vankesbeesckstadion is a football stadium, located in Mechelen, Belgium, and is host to K.R.C. Mechelen. With a capacity of 13,687, it is the 9th largest football stadium in Belgium in terms of capacity. Rival club KV Mechelen play in the first division, but their Veolia Stadium Achter de Kazerne has a smaller capacity with 13,123.

The stadium, located Oscar Vankesbeeckstraat, is named after Oscar Van Kesbeeck, a Flemish politician, who was chairman of the Belgian Football Association between 1937 and 1943, and a former chairman and player of Racing Mechelen. It is located about 1,5 kilometers far from the Veolia Stadium of rivals KV Mechelen.

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Coordinates: 51°2′16″N 4°28′18″E / 51.03778°N 4.47167°E / 51.03778; 4.47167