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The IBC Big Match

VDSJoin IBC in celebrating it's 50th anniversary and take part in The IBC Big 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 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!

IBC will also be organising a range of other fundraising opportunities around the show from on the ground donation collections to an online auction which will be held during show dates.  If you are interested in becoming a donor, would like more information on the auction or would like to make a monetary donation, please contact Nathalie Baker at

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Meet Friendship Sports Centre

The IBC Big Match Details

Lucky AjaxDate:     Saturday 16 September 2017
Events Timings:    18:00 - 21:30, Kick-off: 18:30
Location:    Friendship Sports Centre, Amsterdam - Transport from the RAI will be provided





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