Sergio Llorente signs with Charleroi

Sergio Llorente signs with Charleroi. Charleroi signed a new point-guard: Sergio Llorente. Llorente played with Axel Hervelle in 2016-2017. But he mainly played in LEB Gold, the second division in Spain. He started the season with Melilla where he averaged 11 points, 2 assists and 1 rebound.


Brussels beats Spirou Charleroi (83-77)

Brussels beats Spirou Charleroi (83-77), in Euromillions Basketball League. It was the first game at the Palais 12 in the EMBL championship this season for Brussels basketball. Quickly, Ian Hanavan’s team took control of the game thanks to Pavle Djurisic (25-21). Gradually, the gap climbed during the second act while Spirou struggled at the offensive…


Oostende beats Charleroi (73-94)

Oostende beats Charleroi this Friday night (73-94). Oostende started the game very strongly on offense after the loss against Mons (21-36 after 10′). Despite Sam Rotsaert’s team effort, Charleroi couldn’t stop Oostende (37-59 after 20′). After the break, the face of the game did not change. Oostende continued to dominate the game easily (52-78 after…


TIB High Five

Here is our TIB High Five from last weekend. Alex Libert Disaster struck for Spirou Charleroi after only four minutes when Milan Samardzic, their starting point guard, went down with an ugly knee injury. His absence made Alex Libert feel a bit lonely in the back court but… the Belgian Lion responded in a great…


Milan Samardzic suffered torn ACL

Milan Samardzic suffered torn ACL against Antwerp this Sunday. After only 5 minutes, Samardzic suffered a right knee injury. The fears have been confirmed, Milan Samardzic suffered a torn ACL. He will miss the entire 2020-2021 season. His twin, Vukan, also suffered a torn ACL severals months ago. With the losses of Adama Darboe and…


Axel Hervelle officially retires from basketball

Axel Hervelle officialy retires from basketball after an amazing career. It was an open secret, but Axel Hervelle decided to make it official yesterday on Twitter: he ends his basketball career. “It’s time for me to admit that the ‘story’ of my life is coming to an end! Thank you basketball for giving me so…


Aalst easily beats Charleroi (88-103)

For their last game of the pre-season, Charleroi played against Aalst in Jumet yesterday. Both teams already played a friendly game a couple of days earlier with a close win for Aalst in Het Forum (72-67). This time, Aalst didn’t lose any time and they already had a 10 points lead after the first quarter…


Adama Darboe leaves Spirou Charleroi

Due to family reasons, Adama Darboe asked Charleroi to leave the club to return home. After Khalid Boukichou, Darboe is the second player to leave Charleroi before the start of the season. It is a big blow for Charleroi, Adama Darboe was supposed to be one of the leader of this very young Spirou team,…


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.


Spirou Basket player tests positive for Coronavirus

A Spirou Basket player has tested positive for Coronavirus. The player played a game last Sunday with the second team of Charleroi against Nivelles with some other players from the professional team. All the staff and the other players have been tested in recent days and everybody, except one player, is negative. Charleroi will have…