No separate celebration for Ajax if they win the league title on Sunday

If Amsterdam football club Ajax clinch the premier division title this weekend, the triumph will be celebrated immediately next to the Arena stadium, the capital’s mayor Eberhard van der Laan told a tv talk show on Wednesday evening.

Ajax take on bottom of the league Willem II on Sunday and a win will give them the title. While the club and supporters would prefer a city centre celebration on Monday, this is not an option given police capacity, Van der Laan said.

This weekend, police will be out in force for the national Remembrance Day commemorations on Saturday and Liberation Day celebrations on Sunday.

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