Ajax’ second friendly match on North American soil has been agreed. After the already announced match against DC United, Ajax will play the Portland Timbers in a friendly on May 25th – with kick-off at 7 p.m. local time. The Tour to the USA will close the season for Ajax.
The Portland Timbers make their debut in Major League Soccer this season. Since their foundation 36 years ago, this will be their first appearance at the highest professional level. They started their campaign last Saturday with an away match to the Colorado Rapids. Three days after the Ajax friendly, the Timbers will host DC United, the team Ajax will play on May 22nd at RFK Stadium.
The home of the Portland Timbers is JELD-WEN Field, the recently renovated accomodation in the north west of the United States.