Ajax drew 2-2 in the friendly against Bayern Munich on Saturday afternoon. In this highly entertaining clash, Zakaria Labyad and Victor Jensen both struck home. New signing Steven Berghuis made his unofficial debut for Ajax. Jurriën Timber, Ryan Gravenberch and Daley Blind put in their first appearances of the season.
Coca-Cola European Partners and AFC Ajax signed a partnership agreement today that will make Coca-Cola an Official Partner of Ajax for the coming three seasons. This partnership is all about bringing fans together and offering them unique experiences. Coca-Cola will present several brands from its broad product portfolio of drinks with great activations for Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, the natural mineral water Chaudfontaine, Aquarius and Fuze Tea.
On Tuesday, a few 'new' faces appeared on the training pitch. Steven Berghuis participated in the practice session for the first time. Dutch internationals Maarten Stekelenburg, Jurriën Timber and Ryan Gravenberch returned to Amsterdam after a well-deserved holiday.
On Monday, Steven Berghuis finalized his transfer from Feyenoord to Ajax. He was welcomed by the director Edwin van der Saar and was given a small tour of the Johan Cruijff ArenA. “It feels good to be here,” Berghuis said.
Ajax completed the transfer of Steven Berghuis on Monday. The winger joins from Feyenoord and signed a four-season contract until June 30, 2025.
Ajax has reached an agreement with Brighton and Hove Albion for the direct transfer of goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen to the English club. Scherpen's contract with Ajax ran until June 30, 2023.
Ajax has reached an agreement in principle with Feyenoord for the transfer of Steven Berghuis. The agreement is subject to the fulfillment of a number of conditions, including a medical examination. If the conditions are met, Berghuis will sign a contract with Ajax that will last four seasons, until June 30, 2025.
This week, Dusan Tadic extended his contract with Ajax for another year. The captain is now contracted until June 30, 2024.
Ajax and Dusan Tadic have reached an agreement to extend the Serbian’s contract, which was set to expire on June 30, 2023. His new contract will run until June 30, 2024.
In a Johan Cruyff Arena with no fans for almost the entire season, the ‘old logo’ was one of the few spectators at the Ajax home games. The impressive banner, handmade by the fans, could be found behind the goal week by week – in the stands that usually are the epicenter of a roaring Johan Cruyff ArenA. After such an unreal season, this historical logo will be back on the home jersey, in what is a one-off tribute to the fans. This logo does not contain the championship stars, like that was also not the case back in the days. The three stars do show as a neck detail, with a subtle addition of the three Andreas crosses.
Nigel de Jong made his breakthrough in 2002 as an eighteen-year-old playing midfielder for Ajax 1. Born and bred in Amsterdam, he has been an Ajax fan since childhood. Now aged 36, the midfielder talks openly in the latest Ajax Podcast about his tough childhood, one which eventually led to an illustrious career with Ajax 1.
Nico Tagliafico and Lisandro Martínez have won the Copa América with the Argentinian national team. The two Ajax players were part of the Argentine side that were 1-0 victors against Brazil on Sunday. Tagliafico played for an hour. Martínez did not feature in the final.