Royal Antwerp FC has grown into one of the best Belgian clubs. Then of course we also look at which players can go to the national team.
Royal Antwerp FC has taken a big step forward in recent years. Part of the success story is undoubtedly Gilly Bataille, who moved from KV Oostende a few years ago.
The coastal team will face its rival, the old team, tonight in the semi-finals of the Croquet Cup. It will undoubtedly be a happy reunion for Bataille, who will also meet his father Kurt, who works as a seaside assistant.
The next prize, after the title, the cup and the Super Cup, should undoubtedly be a choice for the Red Devils.
At least one batai goes to Heysel
“I find it rather strange that he never participated in the pre-selection, not even in a friend's match,” says Father Bataille in Het Nieuwsblad. “While some of the boys play at a mid-tier club and have already been there. But well, he's still young. And I'm more emotional about it than my generation. He doesn't really lose sleep over it.
The cup struggle between father and son is still incredibly vivid for my generation. “Jelly has played here since he was six and still follows Ostend – if he can, he comes to watch. If Jelly loses, it will also ease the pain for him as I can go to Heysel with KVO. But above all he wants to win By himself, of course.
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