Yusuf and Antwerp teammates extend 92-year Record


When Royal Antwerp best Cercle Brugge last week their supplanted a 92-year record in the league with an eight win in a row, but on Friday, they stretched the record further.

Antwerp beat Seraing 2-1 in their latest League outing to extend the winning run to 9 games this season.

The Jupiler League leaders raced to a 2-0 lead, with Toby Alderweireld (7′) and Vincent Janssen (20′) firing them ahead before Antoine Bernier (43′) halved the deficit.

Alhassan Yusuf also featured in the historic games and got Sixty-seven minutes on Friday.

Yusuf has played every single game for Marc van Bommel’s side this season, 9 leagues and 6 Europa Conference League matches.

Only once did has he not played 90 minutes in 15 games – Friday’s win against Seraing.

Meanwhile, speaking on the team’s performance this season, van Bommel said, “ The will to win in my team is enormous. With beautiful football or character. That is one of our qualities.”


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