Be part of a top flight European football experience on an Official AFC Ajax Football Development Tour. Training sessions are conducted by professional club coaches and courses adapted to the requirements and ability level of your group. Ajax are one of the three clubs that dominate the Dutch national football league (Eredivisie) and are one of the most famous clubs in the world. As such there’s no better place for your school or club to learn the skills and techniques that have resulted in Ajax being recognised in the Top 10 list of the most successful European clubs of the 20th century.
On top of world class training, inspiresport groups also get the opportunity to watch first team and youth team training sessions (subject to match and training schedules) and find out more about Ajax’s long history with a journey through the ‘Ajax Experience’. The Ajax Experience is an interactive journey which immerses you in the Ajax philosophy, it is a celebration of more than a century of heritage that has seen Ajax established as giants in the world of football.
AFC Ajax – The Club
Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax also referred to as AFC Ajax, Ajax Amsterdam or simply Ajax (after the legendary Greek hero), is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. The club is one of the three clubs that dominate the Dutch national football league (Eredivisie), the others being PSV and Feyenoord. Ajax is historically one of the most successful clubs in the world.
The club is one of the five teams that has earned the right to keep the European Cup and to wear a multiple-winner badge; they won consecutively in 19711973. In 1972, they completed the European treble by winning the Dutch Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, and the European Cup To date they are the only team to keep the European Cup and accomplish the European treble. Ajax’s last international trophies were the 1995 Intercontinental Cup and the 1995 Champions League, where they defeated Milan in the final.
The Training Facilities
Ajax Amsterdam’s world famous youth academy, or perhaps better known in Holland as ‘De Toekomst’ Academy, which translates as ‘the future academy’, has very few competitors when it comes to producing world class footballers. Located outside the Amsterdam Arena, the youth academy has a state of the art training facility and 7 full-sized pitches that are a mixture artificial and natural grass. This is also accompanied by adequate changing facilities, medical assistance and an on-site cafeteria. The near-by Amsterdam Arena where Ajax play their home games, has been awarded the UEFA 5* rating.
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As your tour is tailored to suit every requirement for your group, we offer a range of optional excursions to add value to your tour and maintain a fully packed schedule throughout. Although not exclusively, here’s a taster of some of the excursions we can provide for you subject to availability…