Ajax B1 has made the semi-finals of the AEGON Future Cup for the third time in a row. At de Toekomst sports complex, Orlando Trustfull’s team were first in pool A at the end of the day Sunday. After victories against Besiktas (4-0) and Manchester United (1-0), Ajax ended the group phase with a tie against Desportivo Brasil. Ajax will play FC Barcelona’s B1 team in Monday’s semi-finals.
“Of course we’d like to win it all, but that doesn’t always happen. I’m happy with the attitude the guys showed today.” B1 coach Orlando Trustfull’s words after the last group match on Sunday rang true. The 0-0 against Desportivo Brasil gave Ajax the group win of pool A. And a spot in the finals for the third year in a row is within reach for the 2010 winner.
The semi-final game between Ajax and FC Barcelona starts Monday morning at 9:30a.m. The other semi-final starts at 11:00a.m. between the Bayern München and Manchester United B-juniors.