Register Login Scores

PSL

Ajax Win Copa Amsterdam

Ajax Cape Town's U-19 side won the Copa Amsterdam at the Olympic Stadium on Monday night after beating German side Borussia Monchengladbach 5-4 in a penalty shootout. The game ended 2-2 after extra-time.

The South Africans opened the scoring through Ielyaas Wesson when a smart cross pass left the Germans exposed at the back and Ajax carried that lead into the break.

Borussia responded in the soaking weather to net an equaliser after the break as conditions really began to affect the game.

With the score locked at the full-time whistle, extra-time was needed and again Ajax hit the front - this time a free-kick beat the goalkeeper with help from a puddle.

The Germans responded within five minutes though and ensured that the game would go the distance.

The shootout that ensued was dramatic with both sides missing their second penalty. Borussia then hit the crossbar with their first sudden death spot-kick and Ajax failed to respond.

The Borussia goalkeeper then sent his strike against the post and Ajax would not let them off a second time as they fired in the winner.

Ajax booked their place in the final with a 1-0 win over Brazilian side Fluminense, with Michael Kwongh netting the decisive goal.

nextarticle

SuperSport Confirm Niang Deal

42 comments

Top 5

Eight Deals At Chiefs? - Talks Open Up At Naturena

68 Jan 21, 2020 02:25 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

UEFA Announce 2019 Team Of The Year, Salah Snubbed

11 Jan 15, 2020 02:46 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

PSL Prosecutor Gives Sirino Update

127 Jan 21, 2020 10:36 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

15 Jan 14, 2020 12:27 PM in World News

Pirates To Pounce On International Striker?  

39 Jan 20, 2020 12:15 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Highest-Attended Football Matches In 2019

18 Jan 19, 2020 08:00 PM in World News

Pitso: Chiefs Is On A Honeymoon, So Many Wins!

287 Jan 19, 2020 06:55 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Pirates To Pounce On International Striker?  

39 Jan 20, 2020 12:15 PM in Orlando Pirates

Eight Deals At Chiefs? - Talks Open Up At Naturena

68 Jan 21, 2020 02:25 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

How Downs Were Second Best In Musona Race

37 Jan 20, 2020 07:59 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Agent ‘Confusion’ Over Chiefs Star Clarified

42 Jan 21, 2020 12:07 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

How Downs Were Second Best In Musona Race

37 Jan 20, 2020 07:59 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Pirates Star Likely To Come In For Nyauza…

21 Jan 21, 2020 11:34 AM in Orlando Pirates