Joël Veltman signs on until mid 2021



Ajax and Joel Veltman have reached an agreement to extend his contract, which had been valid until June 30, 2020.  The defender’s new agreement has been extended by one year, until June 30, 2021.

Veltman was born on January 15, 1992, in Velsen.  The player attended Ajax’s youth academy starting in 2001, and made his debut in the first team on August 19, 2012 in the NEC – Ajax (1-6) match.  He has played in a total of 222 matches for Ajax 1, scoring 10 times.

Wonderful list of honours

Veltman has won 3 championships with Ajax (2013, 2014, 2019), 1 KNVB Cup (2019) and 2 Johan Cruijff Shields (2013, 2019).  “I’ve been at Ajax since I was 10 years old.  Almost 18 years, a very long time.  But looking back, it’s all been great.”