The club of the elite division of the Belgian “standard” successfully appealed the decision of the football authorities about the withdrawal of professional status.
The club has financial problems, but he helped former players Marouane Fellaini and Axel Witsel.
Fellaini, who serves in China, borrowed management, € 3 million and Witsel who plays for Borussia Dortmund, has led sponsors who bought the rights to name the stadium.
Standard announced the successful appeal and the retention of professional status.
The Belgian championship was completed ahead of schedule, the team takes 5th place.