Tag: Thijs De Ridder

Belgian Players Abroad

Belgian Players Abroad (2023-’24): Power Ranking (November 2023)

11) Stan Leemans – Swiss Central (SUI – D2): 36.1 / 12) Andy Van Vliet – Trefl Sopot (POL – D1): 33.6 / 13) Loic Schwartz – Saint-Quentin (FRA – D1): 31.3 / 14) Xavier-Robert François – Residence (LUX – D1): 30.8 / 15) Jonathan Dubas – Vevey (SUI – D1): 30.7 / 16) Vukan…

National Teams

U16 Lions – EC2019 – Tournament Highlights (Video)

Our U16 Belgian Lions have finished their U16 European Championship (Div. B) in 5th place with an excellent 7-1 record. Here’s a little highlight reel of their tournament and below are my impressions of the players. Staff: Yvan de Vreught & Pieter Pas (Raphael Allemand/Jacques Stas) Thijs De Ridder was impressive throughout the tournament and…

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U16 Lions will compete for 5th place

Our U16 Belgian Lions have regained their winning ways as they defeated the Czech Republic with the 87-93 final score and now head to the Classification game for 5th place at the U16 European Championship (Div. B). The Czech Republic actually got off to the best start, despite only dressing 6 players (due to a stomach bug…

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U16 Lions destroy Austria on their way to the Quarter-Finals

Our U16 Belgian Lions didn’t rest on their laurels in their final group game of the U16 European Championship (Div. B). Despite already being qualified for the Quarter-Finals our youngsters came out swinging against the winless Austria team and pretty much decided the game in the first couple of minutes with an 11-0 run. The run never…

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U16 Lions still going strong in the Group-Phase

4 down, 1 to go. Our U16 Belgian Lions remain faultless at the U16 European Championship (Div. B) as they defeated Great-Britain with the very convincing 70-105 final score. Our youngsters were on fire from the start and controlled the game throughout, giving coach Yvan De Vreught plenty of opportunity to rotate with his entire roster. Four…

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U16 Lions improve to 2-0 record

Our U16 Belgian Lions have moved to a 2-0 record at the U16 European Championship (Div. B) after defeating Slovakia (82-52) yesterday and Romania today (63-71). In those 2 games it has been returnee from last summer’s U16 tournament Thijs De Ridder who has been our main performer with his 15.0 ppg & 10.0 rpg so far. Sean Pouedet…