A few links, some vintage heat, and a schedule of games this week.
LET'S REMEMBER A TIME:
AFC Ajax meets Ajax Cape Town
January 11, 1999
Photo: Tertius Pickard
THE RISE AND FALL OF AJAX CAPE TOWN
The club’s formation was a visionary move, marrying South Africa’s talent with the resources and knowledge of the Netherlands. So how did it all go so horribly wrong?
“It was in the US that I came up with this concept. If you go just about anywhere in the world, you can get a McDonald’s burger. Same recipe, same ingredients. I wondered what would happen if you tried to do that in the football context.”
via New Frame a not-for-profit, social justice media publication based in South Africa