AFC Ajax football trips
A football trip to AFC Ajax, the club with the most championships to its name in the Dutch premier league. Since appointing successful coach, Frank de Boer, the football club from Amsterdam has won the national title no less than four times, twice the cup and three times the Johan Cruijff dish. These statistics are exceptional even for AFC Ajax.
AFC Ajax plays its home games in the Amsterdam Arena. The ArenA – as it is commonly spelled – is the largest stadium of the Netherlands. It holds 53,000 spectators and was the first stadium in Europe with a retractable roof.
The destination of the football trip to AFC Ajax is Amsterdam. It is the capital of the Netherlands and it is known the world over for its many attractions. Amsterdam is famous for its museums, canals, Dam square and AFC Ajax, to name but a few. The city is home to 2.3 million inhabitants, representing 178 different nationalities.
A football trip to AFC Ajax gets better the more you get to know about the club. Ajax was founded in 1900. The first ‘big’ prize AFC Ajax celebrated was winning the national championship in 1918. The club’s first stadium was called De Meer, where AFC Ajax played its home games since 1934. It moved to the Amsterdam ArenA in 1996. A few of the big players Ajax has produced in the past, are:
- Johan Cruijff (1964 – 1973, 1981 – 1983)
- Piet Keizer (1960 – 1975)
- Sjaak Swart/Mister Ajax (1956 – 1973)
- Marco van Basten (1981 – 1987)
Put your own football trip to AFC Ajax together now!