Ajax has signed three youth players. Ar’jany Martha, Steven van der Sloot and Tunahan Tasci has signed contracts with Ajax starting July 1, 2019. Next season, the youth players will join the selections of the U17s team (Martha) and the U19s team (Van der Sloot, Tasci).
Ar’jany Martha (Rotterdam, September 4, 2003) comes from Sparta Rotterdam. The 15 year-old forward signs a contract which is effective for three years, until June 30, 2022.
Steven van der Sloot was born on July 6, 2002, in Limbe, Cameroon. The 16 year-old defender comes from Feyenoord’s youth academy, where he has been playing since 2015. The youth international from the Dutch U17s team also signs a 3 year contract, until June 2022.
17 year-old Tunahan Tasci (Nijmegen, April 29, 2002) comes from the NEC Nijmegen/TOP OSS youth academy. The striker has signed on with Ajax until June 30, 2021.
Saïd Ouaali, head of the youth academy: “I’m happy that these three talents have chosen Ajax and I wish them a warm welcome. Ajax’s youth academy has created excellent conditions for these players to develop into professional football players.”