Between all the important news and reactions about Ajax, you can miss a few things during the week. Don’t worry, because Ajax Showtime will keep you informed of the latest small news and events.
Abbink comes with encouraging statistics for Ajax
Ajax is now four points ahead of number 2 PSV and with such a lead with six games to go is almost a guarantee of the national title. That is what Michel Abbink, who often comes up with statistics, says on Twitter† A club with such a lead is almost always the national champion of that season after 28 matches, this century. However, that is not always the case. PSV, for example, was six points ahead of Ajax in the 2010/11 season, and then finished third after 34 matches.
Ajax will come back to FC Groningen tweet
On Thursday FC Groningen made a joke towards Ajax. The Groningen team gave Ajax a route description to the stadium, with the Stadsschouwburg as a stopover. Ajax players Antony and Dusan Tadic were tagged in the post. On Saturday Ajax won 1-3 against FC Groningen and so the team from Amsterdam came back to the tweet. The results will be shared on Instagram with the Stadsschouwburg as the location. Ajax also winks at the Groningen team on Twitter.
CC: @Fc Groningen 😉 https://t.co/giaoQL60O6
— AFC Ajax (@AFCAjax) Apr 2, 2022
Ajax opens auction of Antony match shirt
Ajax has opened the auction of Antony’s match shirt during Ajax – Feyenoord, the club announces via your own website† The dribbler put his signature on the shirt on Friday. The proceeds of the shirt will go to the Support Emma Children’s Hospital. The auction will run for most of the coming weekend, until 5:00 PM on Sunday evening.
FC Groningen jokes with Ajax in the run-up to the match
In the run-up to Saturday afternoon’s match between Ajax and FC Groningen, the club from the far north played a joke with the team from Amsterdam. The ring road to the Euroborg is closed so Ajax gets directions to the stadium. With a striking stopover, the Stadsschouwburg in Groningen (a theater). Also striking are the people tagged by FC Groningen in the message: Antony and Dusan Tadic.
Van der Sar nominated for Premier League Hall of Fame
Edwin van der Sar has been nominated for the Hall of Fame of the Premier League, as the organization of the competition announces through, among other things Instagram† ‘A sharp shot stopper who controlled the penalty area well’, is how the current director of Ajax is described. Every year players are added to the Hall of Fame and this time Van der Sar can be one of the lucky ones. You can vote until Sunday evening at 10 PM Dutch time.
Ajax is going to train with new World Cup ball in preparation for the new season
In preparation for the new season, Ajax will train for the first time with the World Cup ball presented on Wednesday. That writes, among others, De Telegraaf on Wednesday. Adidas, which is the clothing sponsor of Ajax, says that tests have shown that the new ball is the ‘fastest ball ever’. This is because of the material used and the way the ball is made.
Ajax starts on Friday 1 April with ticket sales for the cup final
It will be possible for Ajax fans to get tickets for the cup final against PSV from Friday 1 April, the Amsterdam club announced via Ajax.nl† Both clubs will meet on Sunday 17 April in De Kuip, where the cup win is at stake. Season ticket holders can obtain one ticket per season ticket on the 1st of April, after which it will be the turn of the members of the Supporters Association on Monday 4 April. Club Card holders will have the opportunity on Wednesday 6 April.
Nijhuis takes charge of FC Groningen – Ajax
Bas Nijhuis will be the referee during FC Groningen – Ajax on Saturday, the KNVB outwards. The match is already scheduled for 4.30 pm that day and is the first match after the international match. Nijhuis last led an Ajax match on 9 February this year. Then Ajax played against Vitesse in the TOTO KNVB Cup tournament. The game was won 5-0.