AFC Ajax (amateurs)
|Full name||Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax Amateurs|
|Nickname(s)||Joden (Jews), Godenzonen (Sons of the Gods)
|Founded||18 March 1900|
|2013–14||Hoofdklasse, 2nd (promoted)|
|Website||Club home page|
AFC Ajax Amateurs or Ajax Zaterdag (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːjɑks /ˈzaːtərˌdɑx/]) (English: Ajax Saturday) is a Dutch amateur football club and the amateur team of the professional club AFC Ajax from Amsterdam. They compete in the Saturday Topklasse since 2014–15, playing their home matches at the Sportpark De Toekomst training grounds.
AFC Ajax Amateurs, better known as Ajax Zaterdag is a Dutch amateur football club founded 18 March 1900. It is the amateur team of the professional club AFC Ajax from Amsterdam, who play their home matches at the Sportpark De Toekomst training grounds to a capacity of 5,000. The team was promoted from the Eerste Klasse to the Hoofdklasse ahead of the 2011–12 season, the league in which they are currently competing. The team has won the Eerste Klasse title twice, as well as the *KNVB District Cup West I on two occasions as well.
Following the 2013–14 Hoofdklasse season, the team was promoted to the Topklasse leading to the top tiered teams of the Amsterdam club to compete in the top three tiers of professional football in the Netherlands, AFC Ajax (Eredivisie), Jong Ajax (Eerste Divisie) and Ajax Zaterdag (Topklasse).
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Current squad as of 1 August 2014
- Technical staff
- Manager: Bart Logchies
- Assistant manager: Dennis van der Wal
- Assistant manager: Detlef Le Grand
- Medical staff
- Physiotherapist: Mohamed Oumouh
- Physiotherapist: Thomas Hamersma
- Physiotherapist: Frank van Deursen
- Fitness coach / Recovery trainer: Björn Rekelhof
- Accompanying staff
- Team manager: Jan Fleijsman
- Players supervisor: Dick Goossens
- Materials manager: Rob Versluis
- Assistant referee: Stephan Tulleners
- Secretary: Marjon van Nielen
- Eerste Klasse A (2): 2003, 2012
- Tweede Klasse C (1): 1993
- Derde Klasse B (1): 1992
- Vierde Klasse C (1): 1990
- Hoofdklasse AVB Zaterdag (1): 1989
- Eerste Klaase A AVB Zaterdag (1): 1988
- Eerste Klaase D AVB Zaterdag (1): 1987
- Eerste Klaase C AVB Zaterdag (1): 1990
- KNVB District Cup West I (2): 2005, 2008
- Promotion to Topklasse: 2014
- Promotion to Eerste Klasse: 1995
- Placement for KNVB Cup: 2004, 2005, 2008
- Inschrijving bij de KvK
- "De Toekomst - Ajax". AFC Ajax Amsterdam. Retrieved 2011-11-18.
- "Bestuur.". ajax.nl. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
- "Ajax Zaterdag in eigen Kleedkamer". ajax Showtime. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
- "Ajax Zaterdag 1". ajaxamateurs.nl/. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
- Erelijst Ajax Zaterdag 1 AFC Ajax Amateurs, 1 August 2014.