Oscar Crucke is the coach of a low achieving amateur football team, F.C. De Kampioenen, while his wife Pascale dominates him and his daughter Bieke is a rebellious teenager.




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Series cast summary:
Danni Heylen Danni Heylen ...  Pascale De Backer / ... 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Marijn De Valck Marijn De Valck ...  Balthazar Boma 273 episodes, 1990-2011
An Swartenbroekx An Swartenbroekx ...  Bieke Crucke / ... 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Loes van den Heuvel Loes van den Heuvel ...  Carmen Waterslaeghers-Vandormael 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Ann Tuts Ann Tuts ...  Doortje Van Hoeck / ... 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Johny Voners Johny Voners ...  Xavier Waterslaeghers 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Herman Verbruggen Herman Verbruggen ...  Marc Vertongen / ... 238 episodes, 1990-2011
Ben Rottiers Ben Rottiers ...  Pol De Tremmerie 221 episodes, 1994-2011
Jaak Van Assche ...  Fernand Costermans 145 episodes, 2000-2011


This popular, long-running show was initially about Oscar Crucke, the coach of amateur football team 'F.C. De Kampioenen', who's referred to as "De Kampioen" (The Champion). The series follows the adventures of his family, the chairman and sponsor of the team Balthazar Boma as well as forward Pico, goalkeeper Xavier and their wives. Football unites these people, while the focus is mainly based on their daily lives. De Kampioenen pull together against car dealer Dimitri De Tremmerie - alias DDT - who is better off without the football. Written by Arthur Cnudde

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6 October 1990 (Belgium) See more »

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Emblem, Belgium


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The best Flemish sitcom!
21 June 2004 | by pvhvpSee all my reviews

F.C. De Kampioenen is the best Flemish sitcom ever!

It is not for nothing the longest (in years) comedy sitcom in Belgium!

Everyone knows the persons 'DDT', 'Markske', etc...

On the TV1-Day in Boom, F.C. De Kampioenen were the main attraction of the crowd, they got the most attention.

Marc Scheers (Ex Producer F.C. De Kampioenen, he died in May 2004) Quote1: Kampioenen anno 2003... in spite of who it envies... de kampioenen aren't finished yet.

Quote2: And must the question come how long de kampioenen still will continue, you also don't ask if there will be a news broadcast next year.

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