afc ajax select


afc ajax select program

learn from the world’s best soccer academy

This A.F.C. Ajax training program is by invitation only. The top adidas clubs nationwide will have the opportunity to nominate one player in either the ‘02 or ‘03 age group for the Ajax Select Program. Players must be nominated by a premier adidas club and must submit a soccer resume and SoccerScout profile for consideration. Nominees are selected based on qualification and positional needs. The training will take place from August 12 – 20, 2017, and only the best 32 soccer players will be admitted. The 2017 program will feature two squads composed of 16 players each. All players selected will receive training kits, uniforms and footwear.

In conjunction with adidas America and generation adidas international, the landed package will be provided at no cost to the players. As a premier aspect of the generation adidas platform, the top adidas clubs nationwide have the exclusive opportunity to nominate players for the AJAX Select and other Select programs.

Highly qualified and experienced professional AFC Ajax coaches will provide Select program participants with specialized soccer training and individual evaluations. This experience of a lifetime takes place at AFC Ajax’s state of the art training facility and provides an experience of the daily life of an AFC Ajax Academy player. In addition, players will have the unique opportunity to tour the inside of AFC AJAXʼs stadium “Amsterdam Arena” and to go sightseeing in the city of Amsterdam.

AFC AJAX is the most successful club in the Netherlands and has always played in the highest league, the Eredivisie, since its foundation in 1956. They have won 33 Eredivisie League titles and 4 UEFA Champions League titles.


This program includes:

  • All required ground transportation throughout the program (airport transfers included)
  • Professional coaching sessions with AFC AJAX Academy coaches at their state of the art training facilities
  • Accommodation at a 3 or 4-star hotel
  • Official certificate
  • Full board during your stay (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Water during all practices
  • Guided tour of AFC AJAXʼs stadium, museum and training facilities
  • Canal boat ride in Amsterdam
  • Friendly games vs. the AJAX and AZ Alkmaar (playing time is not guaranteed and it will be based on coaches’ technical decisions)
  • The opportunity to watch the AFC AJAX first team train (subject to head coachʼs discretion)
  • Attend a professional Eredivisie game (subject to availability & additional cost)
  • Bilingual chaperone in attendance 24/7


Packing List


Day 1:

  • Depart U.S.

Day 2:

  • Arrive in Amsterdam (Netherlands).
  • Transfer to accommodations.
  • Welcome presentation.
  • Preparations for AJAX SELECT training program.

Day 3:

  • AJAX SELECT Training Program..
    • Morning and afternoon sessions.

Day 4:

  • AFC AJAX SELECT Training Program.
    • Morning and afternoon sessions.

Day 5: 

  • Guided visit of AFC AJAXʼs stadium “Amsterdam ArenA”.
  • AFC AJAX SELECT Training Program afternoon session.

Day 6:

  • Attend an AFC AJAX first team training session (subject to head coachʼs discretion).
  • AFC AJAX SELECT competitive friendly game vs. AJAX Amsterdam Academy.

Day 7:

  • Guided visit of the city of Amsterdam. Canal boat ride.
  • AFC AJAX SELECT Training Program afternoon session.

Day 8:

  • AJAX SELECT competitive friendly game vs. AZ Alkmaar.
  • Attend Professional Eredivisie game (subject to additional cost and schedule).

Day 9:

  • Depart from Amsterdam airport.

Packing List


A school backpack is ideal as it will be used for day trips.


Having the girls meeting the Real Madrid players was an unforgettable experience for them. Also training and staying at the top class facilities of the City of Futbol gave us the opportunity to really prepare for the season

Matt Yelton Head Coach -Lee University Women

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