After the medical tests this week, the Mechelen preparations will really start next week. The first field training under the new head coach Danny Buijs awaits next Monday. On Saturday (25/06) the first friendly match will follow in the Kortrijk Guldenspoor stadium.
Malinwa will play a total of eight practice matches. With Go Ahead Eagles, sister club Helmond Sport and Fortuna Sittard, there are three duels against Dutch opponents on the menu. KV will also play two matches in one day. On Saturday 16 July, the Achter de Kazerne will play a gala match against the German VfL Wolfsburg, the club of ex-Kakker Aster Vranckx. The next day there is the Malinwa family day.
The full program (location in brackets)
25/06 15:30 KV Kortrijk – KV Mechelen (Guldenspoor Stadium)
02/07 4 pm Antwerp – KV Mechelen (Bosuil, behind closed doors)
06/07 4 pm KV Mechelen – Go Ahead Eagles (KFC Katelijne)
09/07 11:00 KV Mechelen – Helmond Sport (KFC Katelijne)
09/07 4 pm KV Mechelen – to be determined (AFAS Stadium)
13/07 4 pm KV Mechelen – RWDM (KFC Katelijne)
16/07 12:00 KV Mechelen – Fortuna Sittard (KFC Katelijne)
16/07 4 pm KV Mechelen – VfL Wolfsburg (AFAS Stadium)