The Maelbeek station reopened on Monday, just over a month after deadly terror attacks shocked the city.
"Numerous elements in the investigation have shown that the terrorist group initially had the intention to strike in France again."
The team remembered victims of the attacks during a match against Portugal.
Its counterterrorism efforts have been hindered by everything from its institutional makeup to linguistic barriers and unemployment.
In addition more than 300 people have been injured.
With links to the Paris attacks in November becoming clearer, European cooperation appears to be deepening.
Our duty is to build a democratic movement against terror and against totalitarianism, and show support for the victims, no matter where they're from.
Responsible travel is so much more than carbon offsetting. It's not allowing fear dictate our travel decisions. It's finding a balance between common sense, caution and the desire to connect with other cultures.
Seven people were held in Belgium, two in Germany and French authorities said they thwarted a militant plot there.
The arrests come two days after the attacks that killed at least 31.