With the captain’s armband around his left arm, Kian Fitz-Jim is an important link for Jong Ajax. The nineteen-year-old midfielder played a 1-1 draw with his teammates against leader PEC Zwolle on Friday evening. “I think we missed two points.”

    Kian Fitz-Jim is disappointed with the draw against PEC Zwolle – NH Nieuws

    PEC Zwolle ended up with ten men after fifteen minutes of play, due to a red card from keeper Jasper Schendelaar. “They played very compact after that and we had no answer to that.” Tells a slightly disappointed Kian Fitz-Jim afterwards. The Amsterdammer had to leave the field just before time due to a minor groin injury.


    Trainer John Heitinga also saw that his team was having trouble with the compact game of the opponent. PEC Zwolle collapsed extremely far and formed a block of nine players around its own sixteen meter area. “You have to be very patient in that.”

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    John Heitinga saw that his team struggled against the compact playing PEC – NH Nieuws

    Only through a beautiful long shot from Kristian Hlynsson did Jong Ajax manage to score. Due to the draw, the Amsterdam talents dropped one spot in the ranking. John Heitinga’s team is now eleventh.

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    Fitz-Jim is in his third season with Jong Ajax. He regularly trains with the main squad and he has already played the necessary practice matches, but it has not yet come to an official game. Last summer he even participated in the entire preparation, but in the end the ball-skilled midfielder had to return to the promises. “I had hoped to make the move.”

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    Kian Fitz-Jim about his chances at the main force of Ajax – NH Nieuws

    Fitz-Jim’s contract will continue for another two years until the summer of 2024. Next week he will play the home match against Helmond Sport with Jong Ajax. This game starts at 8 p.m. at the training complex of the team from Amsterdam.

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