Ajax Amsterdam part ways with Ajax Cape Town


Dejected Ajax Cape Town Players during the GladAfrica Championship 2019/20 Playoffs match between Ajax Cape Town and Black Leopards on the 18 September 2020 at Rand Stadium, Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Dutch football giants – Ajax Amsterdam have put a stop to their 21-year relationship with Ajax Cape Town.

51 percent controlling stake has been sold by the Dutch club in the South African football team.

The Cape Town-based side made an announcement that Cape Town Stars, the South African minority shareholder of Ajax Cape Town has agreed to take over the franchise.

Cape Town Stars, the 49% shareholder of Ajax Cape Town, is pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to acquire the 51% share of the GladAfrica Championship franchise from Ajax Amsterdam with effect from 1 October,” the Urban Warriors said in a statement.

After 21 years of partnership with their Dutch counterparts, Cape Town Stars will be acquiring full control of the South African club.”

Cape Town Stars will shortly be in a position to advise on the way forward with regards to the future of the franchise.”