Koninklijke Racing Club Genk is a Belgian professional football club based in the city of Genk in Belgian Limburg.
The club formed on July, 1988 by the merger of two sports teams - Waterschei Thor with KFC Winterslag.
The club`s home venue is the Cristal Arena, which holds 24, 604 spectators.Genk is three-time winner of the Belgian league - 1999, 2002 and 2011; they finished the domestic league second for two times – 1998 and 2007.
Genk is four-time holder of the Belgian Cup (1998, 2000, 2009, 2013).
Genk advanced to the Europa League Round of 32 having topped Group G after the victories over Dynamo Kiev, Rapid (Hungary) and Toon (Switzerland).Genk is currently 6th in the Belgian league with 41 points gained in 26 matches.