Dutch Eredivisie powerhouse AFC Ajax today revealed their highly-anticipated 2021/22 third kit from adidas Football.
According to AFC Ajax is “a tribute to the Ajax fans and the love shared by the club and its fans for reggae legend Bob Marley”. The late Jamaican singer’s “Three Little Birds” has been adopted by Ajax’ fans as a club anthem since 2008.
The AFC Ajax 21/22 third kit is mainly black with the Rastafarian colors of green, yellow and red adorning the shoulders and sleeve cuffs. The sponsor logo, adidas logo and Ajax crest on the front of the jersey are all red while the Curacao print on the sleeve is yellow.
A print of three birds sitting on the Saint Andrew’s Crosses of the city of Amsterdam is placed on the nape of the jersey.
Black shorts and socks with green, yellow and red details complete the AFC Ajax 2021/22 adidas third uniform.
The story behind how Ajax fans adopted Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds and made it the club’s anthem 🇯🇲 pic.twitter.com/PNc6ZU0Tqe— B/R Football (@brfootball) August 20, 2021