Spirou Charleroi

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Proximus Spirou
Proximus Spirou logo
Leagues Belgian League
Champions League
Founded 1989; 28 years ago (1989)
History Spirou Monceau
(1989–1990)
Spirou Charleroi
(1990–present)
Arena Spiroudome
Arena Capacity 6,300
Location Charleroi, Belgium
Team colors Black, Red, White
              
President Giovanni Bozzi
Head coach Fulvio Bastianini
Championships 10 Belgian Championships
5 Belgian Cups
3 Belgian Supercups
Website www.spiroubasket.com
Uniforms


Spirou Charleroi, for sponsorship reasons Proximus Spirou, is a Belgian professional basketball club that is located in Charleroi. The club competes in the top Belgian League. The club's home arena is the Spiroudome.

The team is named after the long-running Belgian comics magazine Spirou.

History[edit]

Non-sponsorship team logo

Spirou Charleroi has won the Belgian League championship ten times (1996–99, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), the Belgian Cup 5 times (1996, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2009), and the Belgian Supercup 3 times (2001, 2002, 2008).

On July 29, 2014, Jacques Stas became the new head coach of the club while his predecessor Giovanni Bozzi replaced him as team president.[1]

Sponsorhip names[edit]

Partly due to sponsorship reasons, the club has known several names:

  • Spirou Monceau (1989–1990)
  • Spirou Charleroi (1990–2011)
  • Belgacom Spirou (2011–2014)
  • Proximus Spirou (2014–present)

Current roster[edit]

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

Spirou Charleroi roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht.
G 5 Belgium Libert, Alexandre
C 6 Slovakia Fusek, Michael 2.25 m (7 ft 5 in)
C 7 Belgium Iarochevitch, Ioann
G 8 Belgium Lambot, Anthony 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PG 9 Belgium Marnegrave, Niels
PF 10 United States Harris, Darnell
SG 11 United States Richardson, D.J.
SF 12 Belgium Gaudoux, Maxime
G 14 Belgium Casero, Tito Sigfredo
SF 15 Canada Shepherd, Jevohn
C 20 United States Kemp, Adam
G 22 Belgium Schwartz, Loic 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
F Belgium Morini, Raphael
Head coach

Belgium Fulvio Bastianini


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 23 January 2017

Trophies[edit]

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Belgian Cup Supercup European competitions
2006–07 1 First Division 3rd 3 FIBA EuroCup RS
2007–08 1 First Division 1st 2 ULEB Cup RS
2008–09 1 First Division 1st Champion 2 Eurocup T16
2009–10 1 First Division 1st Finalist Runner-up 2 Eurocup RS
2010–11 1 First Division 1st Semifinalist Winner 1 Euroleague RS
2011–12 1 First Division 2nd Runner-up 1 Euroleague RS
2012–13 1 First Division 3rd Last 16 2 Eurocup RS
2013–14 1 First Division 5th Semifinalist 2 Eurocup RS
2014–15 1 First Division 5th Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup RS
2015–16 1 First Division 5th Quarterfinalist 2 Eurocup RS
2016–17 1 First Division 4th 3 Champions League RS
2017–18 1 First Division 4 FIBA Europe Cup RS

Notable players[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jacques Stas coach Belgacom Spirou Charleroi". Eurobasket.com. July 29, 2014. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 

External links[edit]