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Lasse Nielsen leaves KAA Gent

Lasse Nielsen is leaving KAA Gent for the Swedish team Malmö . Nielsen (°1988 ,Aalborg) did sign a contract with KAA Gent on 1st September 2014 and did play 111 official games. He scored two goals and gave 7 assists. He was part of the Champions team in 2014-2015 and helped the club to win the Supercup as well in 2015.

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Welcome Tesfaldet 'Tess' Tekie

The 19 year old Swedish midfielder Tesfaldet ‘Tess’ Tekie has signed a 3,5 years contract with KAA Gent. Tekie is a young talented midfield player who came from Eritrea to Sweden when he was 8 years old. Last season after the winterbreak he made his debut in the first team of Nörrkoping, the club which finally won the Championship. This season he was a regular player in almost all the matches. Tekie is a creative midfielder with vista and with the capability of giving decisive assists. 

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Thank you Hannes!

After more than 12 years Hannes Van der Bruggen is leaving our club. He has been playing 142 offial matches and he managed to score 14 goals. With KAA Gent he won the Championship title in 2015 as well as the Super Cup. In 2013, Hannes was voted Player of the Year (winning the Jean Claude Bouvy Award) by the supporters.

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Darko Bjedov signs for KAA Gent

During our training camp in Oliva (Spain) Darko Bjedov did sign a contract with our club for 2,5 years. Bjedov is a 27 years old Serbian striker who comes from the Serbian club Javor. Bjedov was the second best goalgetter at the moment in the Serbian highest division with 10 goals in 20 games.

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KAA Gent signs Nigerian youngster Samuel Kalu

Samuel Kalu signed a contract with KAA Gent for 3,5 seasons. The 19 year old Nigerian, born on 26/08/1997, was transferred from Slovakian champions AS Trencin and follows in the footsteps of compatriots Moses Simon and Ibrahim Rabiu. Just like Moses Simon he came from the GBS Academy in Nigeria and went to Trencin afterwards. Kalu is a right footed winger, very agile, fast and technically gifted. Samuel signed a contract until 2020 and will find the company of his compatriots Moses Simon, Ibrahim Rabiu, Anderson Esiti and Willem Troost-Ekong at KAA Gent.

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Lovre Kalinic kiest voor KAA Gent

Lovre Kalinic heeft een contract voor vier seizoenen getekend bij KAA Gent. De 26-jarige Kroatische doelman komt over van Hajduk Split, waar hij vanuit de jeugdreeksen doorstroomde naar het eerste elftal. Hij is ook Kroatisch international en maakte afgelopen zomer nog deel uit van de selectie voor het EK in Frankrijk. Kalinic ondertekende een contract tot eind juni 2021.

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KAA Gent ends 2016 with defeat at Genk

KAA Gent took a very good start against KRC Genk, but Bizot kept the home team level with some fine saves. Genk reacted very efficiently: a strike from Pozuelo and a penalty from Karelis gave Genk a 2-0 advantage before the break. The second half was less attractive and the score didn't change anymore, leaving Gent behind with no points.

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KAA Gent loses important points at STVV

Not much happened in an unattractive first half at STVV, but that changed after the break. Gerkens scored twice in four minutes. Mitrovic brought Gent back in the game with a well-placed header, but he received his second yellow card later in the game. With ten against eleven Gent still searched for the equaliser, but it was the home team that managed to score the 3-1 in the end.

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KAA Gent's Croky Cup adventure ends in quarter finals

KAA Gent has been eliminated in the quarter finals of the Croky Cup, away at KV Oostende. Gent had the best chances before the break, but Matton hit the post and Ovono saved a penalty from Saief. In the second half, Cyriac had the first real chance for the home team and scored, and a few minutes later Dejaegere was sent off after a second yellow card. Gent was not able to equalise and saw Oostende go through to the semi finals.

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