Hoarse from shouting and encouraging their team to put the 7,000 supporters of Racing Genk in the night. Tears of intense joy rolled the blue-and-white cheeks. Supporters waved flags and zwierden with scarves. They sang, jumped and danced. Bengali fire was here and there fired. Also blue and green smoke bombs were above the heads of the supporters chipped.
“The most beautiful day of my life”, was Suzy Mommen and her friend Rose Goossens from Genk to hear. “And now we build a party. We're going to an awful night at the boemel. We party by purely on adrenaline.”
Tine Vos from Riemst was completely, blissfully happy. “I had my friend promised that when Genk champion would be I in one of the blue fountains on the Europlaan would jump.” They kept his word and went for an evening shower. More still, her friend Aline Nijs to whom the promise is made, also jumped in the fountain.may 16
Jos Roofthooft, that the supporters before and during the match boost of warmth, finds that the city may 16 as a public holiday should cry. “Mr. mayor, christening the town Square for the may 16-square!” A date with a huge symbolic significance: on may 16, 1998 won the first division soccer team KRC Genk for the first time in its still young existence - Racing was formed in 1988, the Cup of Belgium. Exactly a year later, obtained his first title. KRC now has its fourth title bite.