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KNVB rejects the request PEC Zwolle to uitduel with Ajax to turn back off

The KNVB has Friday the request of PEC Zwolle to the relocation of the league game against Ajax to turn back rejected. The Overijssel club had in a letter asked for the duel in Amsterdam, back to Saturday, march 2.

The KNVB decided earlier this week, the contest between Ajax and PEC Zwolle to move to Wednesday 13 march. Locals get extra rest in their preparation for the return against Real Madrid in the eighth finals of the Champions League.

That contest is Tuesday, march 5, on the program. Ajax a 2-1 defeat from the heenwedstrijd see way to work to qualify for the quarter-finals.

The displacement of Ajax-PEC led to angry reactions from leader PSV and Zwolle. The team of coach Jaap Stam by the change in the schedule, in fact, three matches in eight days.

Three days before the duel in the Johan Cruijff ArenA plays PEC at home against AZ. A week later, the current number thirteen of the Premier league on a visit to Excelsior.

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PEC would emergency arbitration to consider

“To sum up, PEC Zwolle, a total of not to speak about this change and that in the meantime the KNVB made clear. Concretely, the club has an official letter sent to the football association, but also to the Eredivisie CV, and Ajax, in which the very urgent request is made the decision to turn back”, wrote PEC-president Adriaan Visser in the letter.

‘The Blauwvingers consider reportedly still an urgent case of arbitration, to commence, but first want of management and lawyers to hear if that makes sense.

Currently focuses PEC is on the league game against De Graafschap. That is Saturday at 19.45 and on the program in Zwolle.

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