Stricter control at home matches

Stricter control at home matches

Following the incident at the Ajax – AZ cup match, Ajax has seen fit to sharpen entrance control in the stadium. The aim of this is to turn away people who have a stadium ban. Starting with the match against FC Utrecht, entry checks have become much tougher in terms of verifying identification (driver’s license, passport, ID card or residence permit) for persons 14 years old and over. Controls were also strict for the home game against Roda JC.

Persons who are not able to show legitimate identification may be denied access to the stadium (KNVB Standard conditions, article 3.1).
These strict measures can result in longer waiting times to get into the stadium. Ajax thanks supporters in advance for their cooperation and asks them to arrive on time to the Amsterdam ArenA.
The KNVB Regulations Committee issued a fine and a conditional punishment to Ajax, following the incident at Ajax – AZ. If any disorder occurs in the next two years – including chanting or firework incidents – Ajax runs the risk of playing a home match without a crowd. Ajax asks its supporters to make sure this doesn’t happen.