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IBC's 50th Anniversary Charity Football Match

IBC's 50th Anniversary Charity Football Match

Join IBC in celebrating its 50th anniversary and take part in IBC's 50th Anniversary Charity Football Match to raise money for the Friendship Sports Centre and the Edwin van der Sar Foundation. IBC are offering everyone the opportunity to play against a team of footballing legends, the Lucky Ajax! Places on the team are priced at €1,500, with all funds going to these charities. You will be playing against some of footballs greatest including Edwin van der Sar, Dennis Bergkamp and John Heitinga on Saturday 16 September 2017.  Why not take part and see if you can put the professionals through their paces whilst raising money for two very worthy causes. 

Both charities provide support and rehabilitation and improve the lives of children and adults faced with illness by giving them the opportunity to take part in activities that aren't usually available to them. 

The Friendship Sports Centre is a local charity in Amsterdam supporting children and young adults with physical or mental disability or chronic illness by offering them somewhere where they can become part of a team through sporting activities. 

The Edwin van der Sar Foundation implements projects to support people with brain injuries through rehabilitation, participation and prevention. 

So do you fancy taking part and competing against some of footballs greatest? With only 13 places up for grabs make sure you act fast and secure your place on the team. To confirm your place on the IBC Legends Team, you will be required to make a donation of €1,500 per place. This donation will cover two players to fill your place, which allows for a substitution.

Register you interest using the link below and a member of the IBC team will be in touch to confirm your place. 

It is guaranteed to be a great event, so to ensure you have maximum support bring along your friends, family and colleagues to watch from the side-lines as spectating is completely free!

Without the generosity of people like you, the Friendship Sports Centre wouldn’t be able to offer the emotional and physical support that it does.  Any donations are therefore gratefully received.  If you would like to make a donation, please use the donation link below. The Friendship Sports Centre and the Edwin van der Sar Foundation thank you enormously for all of your support.

Please note that the Edwin van der Sar Foundation is a beneficiary of the Friendship Sports Centre.

If you have any queries regarding the event, please contact Nathalie Baker at 

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The Lucky Ajax Team*


Edwin van der Sar
Dennis Bergkamp
Simon Tahamata
Richard Witschge
Angelos Charisteas
Sjaak Swart
Aaron Winter
John Heitinga
Kiki Musampa
John Bosman
Michel Kreek

*The team list is tentative and subject to last minute change. IBC and Lucky Ajax cannot guarantee team selection. 

john heitinga

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