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Belgian Pro League clubs hit by revenue impact of Covid-19

Tarik Tissoudali of KAA Gent and Brandon Mechele of Club Brugge during the Belgian Supercup match on July 17, 2022 (by Jeroen Meuwsen/Orange Pictures/BSR Agency/Getty Images)

Clubs competing in the Pro League and Challenger Pro League, the top two divisions of Belgian club football, saw their operating revenue drop by 22 per cent during a 2020-21 season marred by the effects of Covid-19.

The figures are included in the annual ‘Socio-economic impact study of the Pro League on the Belgian economy’, a report issued by the Pro League and professional services group Deloitte that seeks to quantitatively and qualitatively measure the socio-economic impact generated by Belgian professional football.

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