Ajax and Daniël de Ridder renew contract

Ajax and Daniël de Ridder have reached agreement about a contract on the basis of improved terms until 30 June 2007.

,,I am happy that Ajax have faith in me. I will of course do my utmost to contribute in the race for the national championship, the Amstel Cup and the UEFA Cup'', said De Ridder.

The 20-year-old De Ridder comes from Ajax's own youth program. He went to the first team in January of 2004. The player from Amsterdam made his debut for Ajax 1 in the away match against Roda JC on 21 January 2004. Ajax won this match 2-1. De Ridder scored his first goal for Ajax on 16 May 2004 in the league match at Willem II.