Name
Genk

Badge
Archive

User Rating

(0 users)

Next Event
Genk vs Antwerp (12 Feb)

Head Coach
None Found...
Add new Player with 'Manager' position

League Position
1

Recent League Form ➡


Established
1923 (100 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Cristal Arena
(25,000 Capacity)

Jersey or Equipment Clearart
Archive

Primary Colours

Location
Genk, Belgium

Nicknames

Competitions
Belgian First Division A
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League

Last Edit
curswine: 09/Aug/22
Site
Home / Sport / Soccer / Belgian First Division A / Genk


Upcoming Events
12 Feb 23 Genk  -  Antwerp
17 Feb 23 Mechelen  -  Genk
25 Feb 23 Genk  -  KV Oostende
05 Mar 23 St.Truiden  -  Genk
12 Mar 23 Genk  -  St. Gilloise

Latest Results
05 Feb 23 Gent  2 - 3  Genk
01 Feb 23 Eupen  1 - 1  Genk
29 Jan 23 Genk  4 - 0  RFC Seraing
17 Jan 23 Westerlo  2 - 3  Genk
14 Jan 23 Genk  1 - 0  Waregem

Description
Available in:

Koninklijke Racing Club Genk (Dutch pronunciation: ) is a Belgian professional football club based in the city of Genk in Belgian Limburg. Racing Genk plays in the Belgian Pro League and have won three championship titles; in 1998–99, in 2001–02 and in 2010–11. They also won four Belgian Cups, most recently in 2008–09 and in 2012–13. They qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stage in the 2002–03 and 2011–12 seasons.

The club formed in 1988 by the merger of Waterschei Thor with KFC Winterslag, from which it took over the matricule number. It has been one of the most successful clubs in Belgium since the late 1990s and so they regularly qualify for European competitions. The club has been playing in the first division since the 1996–97 season. They play their home matches in the Cristal Arena. Their main outfit is blue and white.

In 2012 they made a profit of €28 million after participating in the Champions League group stage, and from the sale of players such as Thibaut Courtois and Kevin De Bruyne to Premier League club Chelsea, not including a further gain of €10 million from the transfer of Christian Benteke to Aston Villa.

Team Members
View: Thumbs Cutouts RendersSort: Positions Names Numbers



Gerardo
Arteaga
#5



Thomas
Buffel




Rasmus
Carstensen




Vic
Chambaere
#30



Carlos
Cuesta
#46



Matisse
Didden
#27



Mats
Dæhli




Julien
Gorius




Brian
Hamalainen




Bryan
Heynen
#8



Kristof
van



Patrik
Hrošovský
#17



Khaleem
Hyland




Torben
Joneleit




Bilal
El #34 (بلال الخنوس)



Eboue
Kouassi
#38



Tobe
Leysen
#40



Mark
McKenzie
#2



M.
McKenzie




Daniel
Muñoz
#23



Kennedy
Nwanganga




Erik
Nygren




Kim
Ojo




Ebere
Onuachu
#18



Luca
Oyen




Joseph
Paintsil




Stef
Peeters




Angelo
Preciado
#77



Mujaid
Sadick




Grzegorz
Sandomierski




Jeroen
Simaeys




Maarten
Vandevoordt
#26



Dries
Wouters
#4


= Player Contract years remaining
= Player Statistics available latest season

Stadium or Home

The Cristal Arena is a multi-purpose stadium in Genk, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Racing Genk. The stadium holds 25,000 (of which 4,200 are standing places) and was built in 1999. Heusden-Zolder used to play at this stadium for their single season at the top level in 2003-04. Following the relegation of the club, it moved to Mijnstadion in Beringen. The average home attendance varies from 20 000 to 22 000 supporters who visit the stadium every fortnight.

Before the start of the 2007-2008 season, the stadium was known as "het Fenixstadion". However, early 2007 Racing Genk signed an agreement with the Alken-Maes brewery to lease the name of the stadium for a 5-year period.

Belgium played two games here in 2009, a Friendly against Slovenia and a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina which they lost 2-4.

Trophies


Fanart



Banner


Other Links

Facebook

Twitter

Website

Insta

Youtube