Lierse Kempenzonen

Lierse Kempenzonen is a football club from Lier, Antwerp province, Belgium.

Lierse Kempenzonen
Full nameLierse Kempenzonen
GroundHerman Vanderpoortenstadion,
Chairman Stefan van Lommel
Manager Rocky Peeters
LeagueBelgian First Amateur Division


The club was founded in 1943 as FC Oosterzonen from a commune within Westerlo. and started in the Belgian Provincial Leagues where it hovered between the various levels, most of the times playing at the 6th or 7th level of the Belgian football pyramid. In 2007, 2008 and 2009, the club managed to win the title three seasons in a row to promote for the first time in its history into the national levels of football. In the Belgian Fourth Division, the club managed to avoid relegation for a few seasons, before managing another promotion in the 2012-13 season into the Belgian Third Division. Following the reform of Belgian football in 2016, the team started playing in the Belgian First Amateur Division.

In May 2018, it was announced that the club would relocate to Lier, as it merged with the old board of Lierse (a club which had gone bankrupt just a few weeks before) to form a new club called Lierse Kempenzonen. The new team continued with the old logo of Lierse and started playing in the Herman Vanderpoortenstadion in Lier.[2]

Current squad

As of 31 August, 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Thomas Rosala
2 DF Kino Delorge
4 DF Jef Van Der Veken
5 DF Matthiece Nelissen
6 DF Kassim Doumbia
7 FW Youssef Boulaouali
9 FW Simon Vermeiren
10 FW Alves Da Silva
11 FW Nick Kuijlaars
13 MF Terry Osei-Berkoe
14 MF Toon Janssen
15 DF Jonas Vinck
No. Position Player
17 MF Yoni Buyens
18 MF Thomas Wils
20 FW Seppe Maesen
23 MF Jasper Sols
24 DF Hannes Smolders
26 MF Jordi Maus
27 MF Jonathan Kindermans
28 MF Emile Samyn (on loan from Roeselare)
30 GK Bo Geens
35 GK Thibaut Rausin
53 DF Francesco D'Onofrio
55 MF Sam Van Aerschot



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