[QODLink]
Sport
Ajax face Champs League test
Four-times Dutch winners face tough task as they aim to snap losing run at Dynamo Kiev.
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2010 15:08 GMT

Four-times winners Ajax have failed to qualify for the European Champions League group stages for the past five years.

So the last team that the Dutch wanted to be drawn against in the final qualifying round was Dynamo Kiev.

The Ukrainians are regulars in the group stages, and boast record goalscorer Andrey Shevchenko as their star striker.

Matt Rumsey reports ahead of the first leg in the Ukrainian capital.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Since she was 16-years-old, Scottish Nationalist Party's Sturgeon has strove for independence from the UK.
Armed group's ransom success with German hostages marks a re-emergence, as authorities investigate ISIL links.
Western nations are moving into the resource-rich country after decades of disinterest, challenging China's interests.