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AZ Alkmaar

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Established
1967 (51 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Manager
Marco Van Vasten

Stadium/Home
AFAS Stadion
(17,023 Capacity)

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Location
Alkmaar

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League
Dutch Eredivisie

Last Edit
Ovokx: 08/Dec/17
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Upcoming Events
28 Oct 2018 AZ Alkmaar   -  SC Heerenveen AFAS Stadion @ 3:45pm
03 Nov 2018 AZ Alkmaar   -  De Graafschap AFAS Stadion @ 7:45pm
11 Nov 2018 ADO Den   -  AZ Alkmaar Kyocera Stadion @ 1:30pm
25 Nov 2018 VVV-Venlo   -  AZ Alkmaar De Koel @ 3:45pm
01 Dec 2018 AZ Alkmaar   -  Willem II AFAS Stadion @ 6:45pm

Latest Results
20 Oct 2018 FC Utrecht  2 - 1  AZ Alkmaar Stadion Galgenwaard
07 Oct 2018 Ajax  5 - 0  AZ Alkmaar Amsterdam Arena
30 Sep 2018 AZ Alkmaar  2 - 2  PEC Zwolle AFAS Stadion
23 Sep 2018 FC Groningen  1 - 3  AZ Alkmaar Euroborg
16 Sep 2018 AZ Alkmaar  1 - 1  Feyenoord AFAS Stadion

Description

El Alkmaar Zaanstreek, más conocido por su abreviación, AZ, es un club de fútbol de los Países Bajos, de la ciudad de Alkmaar en la provincia de Holanda Septentrional. Fue fundado el 10 de mayo de 1967 luego de la fusión de los clubes Alkmaar '54 y FC Zaanstreek.

El club participa en la Eredivisie, torneo del que ha sido campeón en las temporadas 1980/81 y 2008/09. Además, ha ganado la Copa de los Países Bajos en tres ocasiones y fue finalista de la Copa UEFA en la temporada 1980-81.

Juega como local en el AFAS Stadion, propiedad del club, el cual fue inaugurado en el año 2006 y cuenta con capacidad para 17.000 espectadores.

Team Members

Esteban Alvarado
Djavan Anderson

Eli Babalj

Viktor Elm

Jeffrey Gouweleeu

Nebojsa Gudelj

Raymond Gyasi

Ridgeciano Haps

Thom Haye

Erik Heijblok

Guus Hupperts

Aron Johannsson

Mattias Johansson

Paul Kok

Derrick Luckassen

Dirk Marcellis

Robert Muhren

Nick Olij

Celso Ortiz

Simon Poulsen

Sergio Rochet

Mikhael Rosheuvel

Dabney Souza

Hobie Verhulst

Ron Vlaar

Yves de Winter

Jan Wuytens

Stadium or Home

AFAS Stadion, formerly called DSB Stadion is a stadium in Alkmaar, Netherlands. It is used for football matches and is the home stadium of AZ. The stadium is able to hold 17,023 people and it officially opened on August 4, 2006 with a friendly against Arsenal. AZ lost the match 3–0, with Gilberto Silva scoring the stadium's first ever goal. The first Eredivisie game against NAC Breda was won 8–1 by the home team with the German midfielder Simon Cziommer scoring a hat-trick.

AFAS Stadion replaces the club's former ground, Alkmaarder Hout. The main stand is called Victorie Tribune, the stand with the fanatic supporters is called Van der Ben Tribune (Ben-Side), the stand behind the other goal is called Westzijde, and the stand opposite to the main stand is called Molenaar Tribune after the brothers Cees and Klaas Molenaar, founders of AZ. The official name is AFAS Stadion, but some supporters call it Victorie Stadion, a name that alludes to the turning point victory over Spanish troops besieging Alkmaar during the Eighty Years' War.
In order to further grow the club’s budget the AZ Board decided to extend the capacity of the new stadium to minimum 30,000 seats. The extension will be realised to construct a 2nd tier to three of the four stands. The main stand with all technical areas, VIP & sponsor and media facilities will remain in place. The club planned to start construction in the 3rd quarter of 2010 in order for the stadium to be commissioned in time for the 2011–2012 season. But as of 2015, none of the planned construction has taken place.

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