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Established
1900 (121 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Ghelamco Arena
(20,000 Capacity)

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Location
Ghent

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Competitions
Belgian Jupiler League

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Upcoming Events
24 Jan 21 Oud-Heverlee Leuven  -  Gent
27 Jan 21 Gent  -  St.Truiden
31 Jan 21 Anderlecht  -  Gent
07 Feb 21 Gent  -  Eupen
15 Feb 21 Gent  -  Mouscron-Peruwelz

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21 Jan 21 Genk  1 - 1  Gent
17 Jan 21 Gent  0 - 1  Antwerp
10 Jan 21 Beerschot VA  1 - 1  Gent
26 Dec 20 Kortrijk  1 - 0  Gent
20 Dec 20 Club Brugge  0 - 1  Gent

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Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent (Dutch pronunciation: , English: Royal Athletic Association Ghent), often simply known as Ghent or by their nickname De Buffalo's (English: The Buffalos), is a Belgian football, track and field and field hockey club, based in the city of Ghent, East Flanders. They have been playing in the Belgian Pro League since the 1989–90 season. They won the national league once, in 2014–15, in addition to three Belgian Cup victories. Ghent played their home matches in the Jules Ottenstadion in Gentbrugge from 1920 until 2013, when they moved to the Ghelamco Arena. Their team colours are blue and white. The principal sponsor is the financial institution VDK NV.

The field hockey and track and field divisions were founded in 1864, making it one of the oldest sporting clubs in Belgium. The club was then known under their French name La Gantoise (and they are still referred to as such in the French-speaking part of Belgium). They changed their name to the current Dutch version in 1971. The football division opened in 1900. The nickname of the club is De Buffalo's, a term coined after a visit of the original Buffalo Bill and his Wild West circus to the city in the early 20th century. Ghent enjoyed a first spell at the highest level in Belgian football between 1913–14 and 1928–29, and a second one from 1936–37 to 1966–67. In the 1970s and 1980s, the club had several promotions and relegations between the first and second divisions, to come back at the highest level in 1989. The club reached the 1991-92 UEFA Cup quarter-finals, which is their best achievement ever in European competitions.

Team Members
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Nana
Asare




Roman
Bezus




Frank
Boeckx




Sinan
Bolat




Osman
Bukari




Alessio
Castro-Montes




Laurent
Depoitre




Timothy
Derijck




Carlos
Diogo




Niklas
Dorsch




Núrio
Fortuna




Rami
Gershon




Yassine
El



Andreas
Hanche-Olsen




Milad
Keshmarzi




Sven
Kums




Christophe
Lepoint




Kristof
Maes




Sulayman
Marreh
#22



Danijel
Milicevic




Valery
Nahayo




Renato
Neto




Michael
Ngadeu-Ngadjui




Ygor
Nogueira




Vadis
Odjidja-Ofoe




Mustapha
Oussalah




Elisha
Owusu




Nicklas
Pedersen




Igor
Plastun




David
Pollet




Davy
Roef




Milan
Savic




Bernd
Thijs




Brian
Vandenbussche




Roman
Yaremchuk



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Stadium or Home

The Ghelamco Arena (also called Arteveldestadion) is a multi-use stadium in Ghent, Belgium. It hosts the home matches of football club K.A.A. Gent and was officially opened on July 17, 2013, making it the first new-built Belgian football stadium since 1974.

The stadium seats 20,000 and replaced the Jules Ottenstadion, which had been Gent's home since 1920. The stadium hosted its first competitive match on 4 August 2013, when Gent won 2-1 over KV Mechelen.

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