Of Duivenbode get out of dissatisfaction, on Ajax-policy as supervisory board member

Of Duivenbode get out of dissatisfaction, on Ajax-policy as supervisory board member

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Theo van Duivenbode is Friday out of dissatisfaction with the technical and business policies of Ajax left as a member of the supervisory board (sb).

The former player of the Amsterdam club explains its function by directly down, says Ajax on the website of the club.

“Mr. van Duivenbode can inadequate found in the way in which we, and I mean to the supervisory board and the executive board, the last period dealt with the soccer technical and business interests of Ajax,” explains supervisory board chairman Leo van Wijk in a statement.

“For that reason he made the choice to stop. That we regret, but we respect his decision.”

The departure of the former defender follows a day after the painful elimination of Ajax in the final qualifying round of the Europa League. Therefore, a lack of Amsterdammers for the first time since 1966, when Van Duivenbode another player was, for sporting purposes in a European tournament.

Ajax managed to get it this summer, not in the selection in order to have for the new season. Davy Klaassen, Davinson Sanchez, Bertrand Traoré, Kenny Tete and Jaïro Riedewald left, but there was hardly anticipated by the clubleiding.

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Of Duivenbode, who between 1964 and 1969 in the first team of Ajax, played, was at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders in June 2012 at the recommendation of his former team-mate Johan Cruyff appointed as auditor.

The supervisory board is now looking for a replacement for Van Duivenbode and hopes “as soon as possible a new candidate,” said Van Wijk.

In addition to chairman of the Neighbourhood Of make Severity Ligthart, Leen Meijaard and Peter Mensing still part of the supervisory board, which oversees the management of Ajax.

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