Martin van Geel new technical director of Ajax

Martin van Geel will be Ajax's new technical director from 1 July 2005. Van Geel comes to Ajax from AZ, where he has the same position.

Martin van Geel played for Willem II, Ajax, Roda JC and Feyenoord from 1977 to 1995. After his active career, Martin van Geel (44) became director of football affairs for Willem II. From 2002, Van Geel worked for AZ as technical director.

Martin van Geel is proud of his new challenge. ,,I had a great time at AZ, but it is a new step to be able to work at Ajax as technical director. I used to play for Ajax and to come back as technical director is a new highlight in my career.''