RSC Anderlecht, KRC Genk, KAA Gent, Standard – the G5 in other words – and KV Mechelen have already asked the KBVB and Pro League to expand 1B even further and to add their promise teams to the series. Without success.
But why Jong Club Brugge? The blue-black promises were crowned champions last season, but that is not the only reason. You can read the full train of thought HERE.
“I don’t understand how that decision came about exactly,” said Peter Croonen The last news. “We are also asking to play football with our promises in 1B. I am very sorry. Especially for Roland Breugelmans (youth coordinator of the Limburgers, ed.). He has been working towards this for ten years. ”
It is good if it is a first step in the right direction. Otherwise, it is simply unfair
However, the chairman of Genk and of the Pro League tries to look at it positively. “It is good if it is a first step in the right direction. Otherwise, it is simply unfair. As a Pro League, how can you give one club a competitive advantage? That is a lever to attract young people. ”