Mannenbasketbalclub BT Waregem and the team DS Waregem are merged. Both teams have Wednesday a protocol agreement was signed. The sorority will not proceed in the highest class and drops back to first national.
DS Waregem announced earlier this season that the last year would be at the highest level. The female team could not financially more strongholds and decided therefore to go down to first national.As a result of that announcement were the men and women’s club in conversation with each other, which ultimately resulted in a merger that Wednesday was sealed. Forty years ago divided the women’s team off of the gentleman’s society. The merger could not, however, prevent the female team from the top division disappears, though it is the intention to within two or three years to return to the highest level. DS Waregem played in recent years, several times champion and put the counter on three titles. The men are playing in the Top Division One, the second highest level in Belgium. They remain in that class play.
The red and white club colours remain. There is a common logo in which the W of Waregem and a horse, referring to the rich paardenhistoriek of the city, to come.
Due to the merger the Waregem one of the biggest clubs in the spacious region, and even of Flanders, with more than 250 youth players.