Monthly Archives: december 2014


Ellen Hoog Sportswoman of the Year 2014

Amsterdam, 15 January 2014

Ellen Hoog was named Amsterdam’s Sportswoman of the Year 2014. During the Sports Gala in the Olympic Stadium, the other nominees Marlou van Rhijn (Paralympic athlete) and Esme Kamphuis (bobsleigh) weren’t as lucky as Ellen. Ellen became European club champion with her  Amsterdam H&BC and became World Champion with the national team. The women’s team of Amsterdam H&BC were also nominated, but Ajax was voted Team of the Year. In the category Coach of the Year  Frank de Boer (Ajax) won the title instead of Amsterdam H&BC coach Alyson Annan.

Kenneth Paal signs with Adidas

Kenneth_AdidasToday, Kenneth Paal signed his sponsor contract with Adidas. Kenneth is one of the most talented football players in his age group and today his talent got rewarded by signing an agreement with Adidas. Kenneth has a contract with PSV and is base player in the Dutch National Team U18. We are proud of what Kenneth has achieved so far and look forward joining him on his football journey.


Mauro Savastano an 8 from Spaan

Amsterdam – Mauro Savastano, player of Ajax since he was 8 years old, was rated by Henk Spaan, football critic in newspaper Het Parool on 10 December 2014.

He was very positive about Mauro and gave him an 8 for his match against Hapoel. Mauro is a left back with speed and technical abilities. Mauro has developed very, very well over the past years and we are very proud of Mauro!