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KAA Gent secures another win against KV Kortrijk

KAA Gent conceded an early goal against KV Kortrijk, but Yaremchuk managed to level quickly. Still within the first half hour of the game, Yaremchuk then also gave Kubo an assist, causing the Buffaloes to take the lead. As the more balanced second half saw no goals, Gent booked their 6th win in a row.   

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Tess Tekie verhuurd aan Östersunds FK

The contract of Tess Tekie, the Swedish-Eritrean midfielder, was extended with one extra year (until 2021). Because he needs more match rhythm he will be loaned out (without an option to purchase) to the Swedish side Östersunds FK fror 18 months starting from the 1st of January.

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KAA Gent Foundation wins Pro League+ Gold

The Belgian Pro league awarded KAA Gent with the title Pro League+ Gold for best football in the community organization in Belgium. It’s the second time in only four years that the KAA Gent Foundation receives this prestigious award.

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KAA Gent moves on to 5th place after 0-1 win against SV Zulte Waregem

KAA Gent made its way in the top 6 of the ranking thanks to a 0-1 win away at SV Zulte Waregem. A half hour in the game, Sylla's effort and assist lead to theopening goal, scored by Simon. After the break, the Buffaloes didn't manage to score, but neither did the home team. This 6th win in 8 games brought Gent to the fifth place in the ranking.

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Third win in a row for KAA Gent

The heavy rain caused the game against Mouscron to start a little slow, until Simon's penalty goal opened the score. Mouscron's Awoniyi quickly leveled the score, but before the break Kubo put gent in the lead again showing some amazing dribbling skills. All throughout second half, the Buffaloes managed to protect the lead, finishing off with a goal by Bronn at the end, making the game end in a 3-1 score. With this third win in a row, Gent again moves a little closer to the top 6 teams in the ranking.

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KAA Gent wins derby of East-Flanders

Away at KSC Lokeren, the Buffaloes claimed a comfortable win.  In this "derby of East Flanders", KAA Gent took the lead in the first half through a beautiful bicycle kick from Brecht Dejaegere. In the second half, the home team saw Mpati get sent off the field following a red card. Gent then tripled the lead through goals from Kalu and Gigot. This well-deserved win brings the Buffaloes to a ninth place in the ranking, only 3 points away from a ticket for Play-Off 1

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KAA Gent fought for the 1-0 win against Standard

On the 14th matchday of the Jupiler Pro League, KAA Gent was able to win again, against R Standard de Liège. The first half saw no goals, but out of the many chances in the second half, Yaremchuk was able to score a header. The goalkeepers on either side, Kalinic and Ochoa, prevented any further goals, causing the Buffaloes to take the 3 points home. .

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KAA Gent loses 2-1 to Charleroi

KAA Gent started the game against Charleroi strongly, but wasn't awarded a penalty for a faul on Kubo, not even after the video referee asked referee Delferiere to review the video. Slowly, the home team took over the game, which eventually resulted in them taking the lead right before the break through a goal by Benavente. After the break, Benavente doubled the lead, but soon after, KuboM tightened the lead again with a stunning goal. The buffaloes increased the pressure looking for the equaliser and got some big changes but didn't manage to score. Once again, Gent wasn't awarded a penalty for a clear handball, causing the game to end in a sore 2-1 loss.

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KAA Gent secures easy 3-0 win against KAS Eupen

KAA Gent secured the second home win in a row against KAS Eupen. With an assist from Kalu, Kubo put Gent in the lead as early as in the 3th minute. Close to the break, two penalties in two minutes' time defined the final direction of the game, as Simon scored them both. After the break, Gent had some chances to further extend the lead, but Eupen's goalkeeper Van Crombugge prevented them from doing so, making the final score 3-0.

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KAA Gent only takes one point home from Kortrijk

Away at KV Kortrijk, KAA Gent had by far the most ball possession, but the home team's defense didn't budge. After the break, Simon did break through the defense and put Gent in the lead. As a reaction, however, the home team then put some pressure on the Buffaloes and scored the equaliser. Gent had a couple of chances to score the winning goal, but never managed to. Thus, they left with one point, which could have been 3. 

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KAA Gent beats Waasland-Beveren 2-0

KAA Gent got off to a flying start under new coach Yves Vanderhaege. Gent dominated the game against Waasland-Beveren, but didn't manage to score before the break. In the second half, however, subsitute Samuel Kalu did score twice. He first scored through a rebound after the ball hit the post and five minutes before the end he secured the win by heading a sharp free kick from Simon in the goal. 

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KAA Gent Foundation raises awareness of poverty in Gent

Before the saturday game volunteers of the KAA Gent Foundation placed temporary tattoos which state "expel poverty" ('sluit armoede uit' in Dutch). This way the KAA Gent foundation demands attention for 1 in every 5 inhabitants of Gent, who live in poverty and have to postpone medical care for financial reasons.

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KAA Gent Foundation strenghtens its commitment to Gent

The connecting force of KAA Gent. This is how the KAA Gent Foundation describes itself in its new policy plan. KAA Gent wants to continue to invest KAA Gent in social activities in the years to come. With 32 projects and a yearly budget of more than € 500.000 euro KAA Gent further develops its social engagements. 

Read/Download the KAA Gent Foundation policy plan in pdf. (Dutch)

Click the picturen beneath to get a short report on the press conference. (Dutch)

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