Ajax fans protest at play-off system

A group of around a hundred Ajax fans staged a protest march through the centre of Amsterdam yesterday evening, reports ANP news agency. The supporters are unhappy with the Champions League play-off system introduced by the national football association KNVB last year.

According to a spokesman for the fans, the system is unnecessary and nothing more than a way to make extra money. Season card holders have to buy tickets if they want to see a play-off game.
Ajax made a poor start to the preliminary round of next season’s Champions League on Wednesday night, losing 1-0 to Heerenveen. AZ Alkmaar drew their game against FC Twente 1-1.

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