RWS Bruxelles

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RWS Bruxelles
White star bruxelles.png
Full name Royal White Star Bruxelles
Nickname(s) Les Étoilés
Founded 1948
Ground Stade Edmond Machtens, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Brussels
Ground Capacity 15,266
Chairman Charles Simar
Manager -
League Belgian First Amateur Division
2015–16 Belgian Second Division, 1st

RWS Bruxelles (Royal White Star Bruxelles) is a Belgian football club located in the municipality of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Brussels.

History[edit]

The logo of Royal White Star Woluwe FC, kept until the name change in 2013.

The club, founded in 1948, was formerly known as Kapelleveld FC, playing in Evere, but they changed their name in 1950 to Woluwe FC when they moved to the Stade Fallon in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert.[1] In 1959, Woluwe FC left the Stade Fallon to play in Kapelleveld in a stadium located Avenue Albert Dumonlaan. In 1963, as the main club from Woluwe, White Star AC, merged with the famous RR de Bruxelles, becoming the RR White, Woluwe FC changed their name to White Star Woluwe FC, taking over the star of the former club's logo. In 1972, the club moved from their stadium in Kapelleveld to the 2nd ground of the Stade Fallon, home of the RR White. The next year, as RR White merged with the R Daring Club Molenbeek and moved to the Edmond Machtens Stadium in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, White Star Woluwe FC took over the main ground of the Stade Fallon. In 2013, the team changed name again, to Royal White Star Bruxelles.

Affiliated clubs[edit]

The following clubs are affiliated with R.W.S. Bruxelles:

Current squad[edit]

As of 10 September, 2016. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
12 Belgium GK Luca Biason
16 Belgium GK Alexis Allard
31 France GK Anthony Dupré

6 France DF Jean-Christophe Vergerolle
22 Belgium DF Badibanga Kalonji
25 Belgium DF Koenraad Hendrickx
34 Belgium DF Boris Konsiembo
44 Belgium DF Nabil Romdane
45 Turkey DF Emre Divrikli
65 Belgium DF Nicolas van de Walle
68 Belgium DF Grace Ndomba
94 Belgium DF Harrison Lokilo

2 Belgium MF David Bolumbu
5 Belgium MF Paul Niankou
No. Position Player
14 Morocco MF Abderrahman Kabous
15 England MF Brian Huntington
17 Belgium MF Lucas Moens
22 Belgium MF Badibanga Kalonji
37 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Axel Bossekota
77 Belgium MF Ben Kader Zoundi
80 Belgium MF Sean Aerts
91 Belgium MF Antonin Rogé
95 Belgium MF Aymen Al Masude

3 Ivory Coast FW Koffi
10 Burundi FW Mohamed Tchité
11 Belgium FW Ilias Maatoug
27 Belgium FW Stéphane Owandjilong
49 Brazil FW Pedro Silva
77 Belgium FW Ben Kader Zoundi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "White Star Woluwé FC history" (PDF) (in French). Retrieved 6 November 2010. 
  2. ^ White Star Woluwe

External links[edit]