Amsterdam football club Ajax has apologized to English side Arsenal after it became clear that the goals they had set in place for an important Champions League match between the main women’s teams were too low.
“We are at a big club like Ajax, but we had to measure the goal before the start and it was 10cm too small,” said Arsenal manager Jonas Idebal. said after the game“To be fair, I’ve never experienced anything like that.”
Ajax apologized for the confusion, saying the correct goals had not been swapped on the main field after routine maintenance at the Tocomst complex. , stipulates that the width between the two posts must be 8 yards (7.32 m).
“We were able to do this right before kick-off,” said Ajax. Telegraph newspaper. “We deeply regret this and will change our procedures to ensure it does not happen again.”
The event saw Dutch international Vivian Miedema lead the London club to the group stage of the Champions League competition, scoring the only goal of the match. Both teams were in a 2–2 draw with him in the first leg in London.
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