Tag: Khalid Boukichou


Khalid Boukichou leaves Charleroi

Khalid Boukichou will not play for Spirou Charleroi in 2020-2021. Charleroi ended Boukichou’s contract on Monday. The center was not present at the Media Day. Boukichou signed a contract in November 2019 for Charleroi. The reasons that led to this decision are still unclear.

National Teams

The opening window of the EuroBasket 2021

The opening window of the EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers has given us a surprising look into the strength of our Belgian Lions. Despite practically missing their starting line-up with Sam Van Rossom (injury/Euroleague), Ismael Bako (Euroleague), Jean Salumu (injury), Manu Lecomte (injury) and Hans Vanwijn (injury) – as well as youngster Vrenz Bleijenbergh (injury) – for…

National Teams

Riding the wave

After the amazing successes of our Belgian Cats it was now up to our Belgian Lions to put Belgian Basketball on the map. And in this first game of the FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers they did just that by defeating number 8 in the world Lithuania with the convincing 86-65 final score. Although we can’t…


Boukichou joins Spirou Charleroi.

After yet another loss for Spirou Basket Charleroi earlier this afternoon at Okapi Aalstar it became painfully clear that their big men were not living up to the expectations and thus Spirou have attracted a new center in the form of Khalid Boukichou. Boukichou – who had been without a team after he finished last season at Nancy…

National Teams

Belgian Lions still undefeated in Pre-Qualifiers

The Belgian Lions remained undefeated in the European Championship Pre-Qualifiers as they easily put aside Iceland with the 90-62 final score. Despite playing with a heavily altered roster – which included 3 youngsters who were getting their first minutes with the National Team – the Belgian Lions overcame a somewhat slow start to fairly easily pull away…

National Teams

Lions start pre-qualifications with the win on the road

The Belgian Lions have opened their 2-game road-trip with a win in Iceland. Despite falling behind in a fairly rough opening quarter against the energetic Icelandic defense the Lions picked things up in the second quarter to slowly chip away at the deficit and eventually went up and over for the 34-43 lead at the half. The…