Between all the important news and reactions about Ajax you can miss a few things in the run-up to an Ajax match. No worries, because Ajax Showtime keeps you informed of the latest small news and events (for app users, here is the link for optimal image and sound).
Ajax extends and intensifies cooperation with PCI
Ajax and PCI Nederland have broken open, improved and extended their cooperation agreement, reports Ajax.nl Friday morning. The new agreement runs until 2026. Ajax announces that the ambition expressed in 2017 to jointly design ‘the office of the future’ will be maintained. In addition, PCI will further expand the IT services already offered at De Toekomst sports complex, the Johan Cruijff ArenA and internationally. In addition, the commercial part of the partnership is also being expanded, including hospitality.
Álvarez reunited with child
Edson Álvarez is finally reunited with his child. The defender and midfielder of Ajax has to do without his wife and child due to regulations of the immigration and naturalization service. Fortunately for the Mexican, there was a possibility to be with his newborn child on Thursday. In London by the way. Why the meeting is in England is unclear.
Ajax shares ‘farewell video’ from Ziyech
Ajax has just shared a video with the highlights of Hakim Ziyech at Ajax. The game maker will leave for Chelsea after this season. See the video below for the images.
Ziyech on the couch against Vitesse
Hakim Ziyech makes his comeback on Wednesday-evening in the match selection of Ajax, reports FOX Sports. The midfielder, who was explicitly linked on Wednesday to a transition to Chelsea, starts against Vitesse on the bench. Ziyech missed the previous games due to a calf injury.
Pierie surprises Eiting on his birthday
It is the day of the birthdays of left legs at Ajax, because in addition to Rafael van der Vaart, Carel Eiting is also celebrating his birthday on 11 February. Kik Pierie was aware of this like no other and so he decided to surprise his friend and teammate. The defender, also a left leg, visited Eiting’s car and decided to decorate it with colorful colors.
SWEET 1̷6̷ 22 pic.twitter.com/mywP4MgCSV
– AFC Ajax (@AFCAjax) February 11, 2020
Van Basten seventh at NK Squash
Marco van Basten became seventh in the C category of the NK Squash 2020. “An experience richer and an illusion poorer,” said the former striker of Ajax.
– Marco van Basten (@MarcoVanBasten) February 11, 2020
“Drinks until the early hours”
If the opportunity was there in his time at Ajax, Theo Janssen took the opportunity to escape the regime of top sport. But not only him. Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen accompanied him several times in the pub. ‘We went into the pub with that on Saturday evening. Then we had a few drinks together until the wee hours, ‘says Jansen Ajax TV. ‘It was a very short time for me at Ajax, but it was a very nice group with fantastic players. It was a good time and a successful year with a prize. ”
First contours of extra stands for Johan Cruijff ArenA visible
The first contours of the extra stands in the Johan Cruijff ArenA are visible. Towards the European Championships next summer, the corners of the grandstands will be partially closed. As a result, more than eight hundred places are added. See the first images below.
🚧 Construction update 🚧
The first contours of the extra stands are visible. 👏🏼 pic.twitter.com/ea9I7177V7g
– Johan Cruijff ArenA (@cruijffarena) February 10, 2020