Season a bit longer for internationals

Again five Ajax players have been selected for international matches. This time Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Petri Pasanen, Jari Litmanen and André Bergdølmo received an invitation for the national team. Jelle van Damme has been called up for a match with Belgium under 21.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been selected for the matches San Marino - Sweden on June 7 in San Marino (20.00 hrs) and for Sweden - Poland on June 11 in Solna (20.00 hrs).

Andre Bergdølmo has been selected for the match Denmark - Norway on June 7 in Kopenhagen (19.15 hrs) and for the game Norway - Romania op June 11 in Oslo (19.45 hrs).

Petri Pasanen and Jari Litmanen have been selected for Finland - Serbia-Montenegro on June 7 (19.00 hrs) and Finland - Italy on June 11 (21.00 hrs). Both matches will be played in Helsinki.

All matches above are qualifiers for the European Championship 2004.

Jelle van Damme has been selected for the qualifying match Bulgaria - Belgium (U21) on June 6 in Sofia.

Earlier Chivu, Lobont and Galásek were invited to play for their national teams.