Tag: Soccer


Michael absorbeert de lessen van de Ajax Challenge

Michael absorbeert de lessen van de Ajax Challenge om droom waarheid te maken:

‘Werken bij de Marechaussee’ antonfoek De deur zwaait open van het klaslokaal naast het oude trainingsveld van Ajax. Het gebouw kijkt uit op het grasveld waar spelers als Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jari Litmanen en Rafael van der Vaart zich in het zweet werkten. De Johan Cruijff ArenA statig op de achtergrond. In de deuropening staat de…
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Was it the accountant who panicked Ajax

Was it the accountant who panicked Ajax?

Was it the professional-critical attitude of the accountant that exposed a conflict of interest at Ajax? There will be no answers. However, accountants point out the special circumstances in professional football that the accountant has to take into account. Like emotions that are rampant, combined with reputational risks. Henk Vlaming “No, the information about purchased…
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Ajax Amsterdam

Unexpected victory: Ajax stuns Real Madrid and garners applause

Thank you Ajax, thank you for this soccer.’ Not a headline you would normally expect in a country whose champion you have just humiliated. Just as no one would have seen a burst of applause coming from the enemy’s stadium. Yet it happened to the Amsterdammers in November 1995. Edgar Davids, the brightest star of…
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Ruud Gullit

The Story of Ruud Gullit – The most complete player ever

Labelled “The Black Tulip”, Ruud Gullit was a revelation of a footballer. The 1987 World Player of the Year rose to prominence after a couple of standout years at PSV, earning him a record-transfer move to AC Milan where he became a legend of the sport. A total-footballer, his real strength was how complete his…
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Even more scandal in Qatar

Even more scandal in Qatar

Ecuador bribed [ ??]  eyesonsuriname / antonjiesamfoek Amsterdam, 19 nov 2022– As the World Cup is about to kick off this coming Sunday in Qatar, reports went viral regarding the hosts alleged bribing of Ecuadorian players for US$ 7.4 million so that the hosts would win the tournament’s opening game. Arab journalist Amjad Taha assured on social…
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Soccer Monitoring

Modern Soccer Monitoring

Cameras everywhere antonfoek Amsterdam, November 13 2022 –15,000 cameras or even more cameras  will monitor soccer fans across eight stadiums and on the streets of Doha during the 2022 World Cup, an event expected to attract more than 1 billion football fans from around the globe. “What you see here is the future of stadium operations,” the…
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Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges: Ode to Eternity

Amsterdam, February 10, 2021–  During the 1978 World Championships soccer in Argentina, I was hired by the KNVB not only because I lived in Buenos Aires and worked as a sports reporter for the NOS, but also and especially because I knew chairman, Wim Meulemans, from his time in Suriname. I also had several other…
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