The Ajax juniors, or the A1. The final phase in Ajax's youth development system. After this, the players go on to the first or second team. The juniors have won many national championships. Some of the greatest football players in the world (Cruijff, Bergkamp, Kluivert) came from the Ajax juniors.
Visit You can visit the home matches of Ajax A1. They play on Saturday afternoon at 14:30 at the youth center De Toekomst, which is near the stadium. Entrance is free. Please call the complex for the exact hours: 0900-AFCAJAX (0900-232-2529)
Complex The Toekomst can be reached via the A1, A2, A9 and A10 motorways. From the A2 (Utrecht – Amsterdam) take exit S211 (Ouderkerk a/d Amstel/Duivendrecht/Diemen). Follow the signs Amsterdam Zuidoost/Transferium at the end.
There are a total of seven parking areas offering parking space for 9,000 cars and 170 buses at walking distance. Drivers are given the ideal route to the stadium by means of a computer-controlled routing system. Parking cards cost 7 Euros (P-2 to P-10) and 14 Euros (P-1) and can be purchased in advance from the TicketBox sales outlets (national lottery sales outlets). There are bicycle sheds around the Amsterdam Arena with room for 3,000 bicycles.
Metro 54 to Gein (stopping at Strandvliet, Bijlmer and Duivendrecht) links the Amsterdam Arena directly to the centre of Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Arena is also served from outlying districts by buses 29, 59, 60, 62, 137, 158, 174 and 175, Bijlmer stop.