Former Ajax Amsterdam, Manchester United, Juventus and Fulham goalkeeper Edwin Van Der Sar has been appointed on the board of Ajax Cape Town.
Ajax Cape Town Commercial Director Alexi Efstathiou confirmed Van Der Sar’s move to the Urban Warriors board.
He joins former Netherlands goalkeeper Stanley Menzo at the Ikamva-based side.
I think this is a great step by the club and directors. We are delighted to have him on board as we all know him as one of the most celebrated football legends of the game. He brings lots of experience and a wealth of knowledge. We are confident he will add to the strong board we already have.
This will definitely make Ajax an exciting team and brand. We welcome him with open arms and we hope to see him in Cape Town soon.
We are confident that his appointment will benefit the club, the players and everyone involved as he will bring his expertise
He will arrive at the beginning of next year and discuss ideas such as bringing Ajax Amsterdam back to the city to play games and conduct some clinics.