Ajax players called up for international matches

Many Ajax players have been called up to play for their countries in international friendlies. All matches will be played on Wednesday 18 August.

Hans Vonk and Steven Pienaar have to travel the furthest. The South-Africans have ben invited for the friendly match against Tunisisa in Tunis.

Bogdan Lobont and Nicolae Mitea have been selected for the World-Cup qualifier Romania - Finland. Tomás Galásek and Zdenek Grygera are expected for Czech Rpeublic - Greece.

Holland once again face Sweden. In the preliminary selection of new coach Marco van Basten, Maarten Stekelenburg and Nigel de Jong have been chosen alongside regulars Johnny Heitinga, Rafael van der Vaart and Wesley Sneijder.