Ajax against Sunderland and Murcia

Ajax against Sunderland and Murcia

Ajax will play in the preparation for the new season against Sunderland and Real Murcia. A number of friendlies against Dutch clubs are also on the schedule.

Ajax begin training on 14 July and will play their first friendly match against amateur side Noordwijk on 19 July. Marco van Basten's team leave for a training camp in De Lute two days later (21 July-26 July). During this camp Ajax will play against Germanicus, Excelsior 31 and Team Jaap Stam.

Ajax will travel to England in early August. Premier League side Sunderland are the opponents on 3 August. On Sunday 17 August, Ajax will face Real Murcia in Spain.

Preseason schedule Ajax 2008-2009 season (TBC):

Saturday 19 July: Noordwijk - Ajax (Noordwijk, 3 p.m.)
Tuesday 22 July: Germanicus - Ajax (Coevorden, 7.30 p.m.)
Thursday 24 July: Excelsior ’31 - Ajax (Rijssen, 7.30 p.m.)
Saturday 26 July: Team Jaap Stam - Ajax (Zwolle, 8.30 p.m.)
Sunday 3 August: Sunderland - Ajax (Sunderland, 3.30 p.m. local time)
Sunday 17 August: Real Murcia - Ajax (Murcia, time to be confirmed)