The Toekomst sports complex will be the domain of the best youth teams in the world from April 7 to 9. In addition to host Ajax, the AEGON Future Cup will bring the B-juniors from FC Barcelona, AC Milan, Bayern München, Manchester United, Desportivo Brasil, Besiktas and Ajax Cape Town to Amsterdam. In this edition, we focus on Manchester United and Besiktas.
Manchester United is participating in the AEGON Future Cup for the first time this year. The club from Manchester plays international tournaments frequently, but the tournament at de Toekomst is definitely a highlight.
Manchester United plays two games on the first day of the AEGON Future Cup. The first one is at 11:30a.m. against Desportivo Brasil. They play Ajax at 2:30p.m. On Easter Sunday, they play Besiktas starting at 2:30p.m.
Selection Manchester United: Pierluigi Gollini, Kieran O’Hara, Ben Barber, Ashley Fletcher, James Wilson, Declan Dalley, Liam Grimshaw, Matty Wilkinson, Callum Evans, Louis Rowley, Sam Byrne, Paddy McNair, Josh Harrop, Nicolas Ioannou, James Weir, Ben Pearson, Mats Daehli, Adnan Januzaj.
Technical staff: John Cooke (trainer), Marek Szmid, Alan Fettis, Paul McGuinness, Carl Warburton, Jonathan Picot.
Besiktas is also a newcomer to the AEGON Future Cup. The Turkish club thus plays its first tournament of the season, and can immediately make its mark among the powerhouses at the Toekomst.
The Turkish guests open the AEGON Future Cup against Ajax at 11:30a.m. The second match is played the same day against Desportivo Brasil at 2:30p.m. They play Manchester United on Sunday starting at 1p.m.
Selection Besiktas: Mertcan Tunca, Recep Aǧa Özkanca, Tugay Eyiol, Ufuk Erk, Koray Yildiz, Selim Þahin, Hasan Emre Aydin, Fatih Somuncu, Hüseyin Þahin Uysal, Murat Yazici, Alperen Doǧan, Mert Cengiz, Ertuǧrul Türksever, Serhat Þensev, Berke Biyik, Ümit Karaal, Tugay Kaya, Fevzi Can Bozkuþ.
Technical staff: Emrah Bayraktar (trainer), Haluk Özgerçek, Cengiz Aydýn, Faruk Hakan Þahin, Endercan Kaplan, Erol Erden.