The previous European campaigns were forced to move Antwerp towards Heysel, the Bosuil did not meet the strict European standards. So it was high time to thoroughly renew the stadium, Gheysens thought. The entrepreneur first built a new main stand with his construction company Ghelamco, some later work also started on a new stand behind the goal mouth.
According to The last news the construction works should be completed within two months, well in time for the first match in the group stage of the Europa League. On the day of the draw (2 October), UEFA will inspect the Antwerp football temple once, normally the club will receive the approval to play its first European match on the renewed Bosuil on 20 October.
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