KV Mechelen will also in 1B can count on the support of main sponsor Telenet. Both parties remain faithful to each other, as is Friday published.
“We have a great partnership and momentum built up with KV Mechelen and put our collaboration on the same elan. Our ‘neighbor’ can count on our support, in good and in evil days,” says Manu Leroy, director of Sports of the telecommunications company.
Olivier Somers, the majority shareholder of KV Mechelen together with Dieter Penninckx, calls the decision to continue to work “very motivating”. “The degradation is of course a tough one, but thanks to our strong fanbasis and loyal partners, with Telenet on the head, we can with a positive attitude to the next chapter to begin.”
Mechelen announced the contract extension of coach Dennis van Wijk.
Next season, the first in the second branch after eleven years of highest class, hopes to Mechelen in a renovated stadium to be able to finish. The demolition of the current main stand, which dates back to 1952, starting in the coming weeks.
“By strong to continue to invest in KV Mechelen, it is hoped that the club, without prejudice to its activities can continue to grow,” explains Manu Leroy. “The investment in the new main stand, which is undoubtedly an extra dimension it will give to the football matches, then there should be.”