Gesser, 16, had been due to play for Ajax Under-17s this season.
A minute’s silence will be held in tribute to Noah Gesser in practice matches involving Ajax 1 and Young Ajax on Saturday
Dutch Football giant Ajax Amsterdam of Holland have announced that their youth player Noah Gesser has died at the age of 16 following a car accident on Friday evening.
He had been with Ajax since 2018 and had been due to be part of the U17 set up for the forthcoming campaign.
A minute’s silence will be held in tribute to Gesser in practice matches involving Ajax 1 and Young Ajax on Saturday.
In a statement released on their official website, the football club said: “Ajax has received the terrible news that Noah Gesser has passed away.
“The 16-year-old youth player died in a car accident with his brother on Friday evening.
“At the practice matches of Ajax 1 and Young Ajax this afternoon, the terrible news will be discussed. A minute of silence is held before the matches start and the Ajax players wear mourning bands. In addition, flags will be flown at half-mast at the Toekomst sports complex.
“Ajax is deeply moved by this tragic event. The club wishes the loved ones all the strength in coping with this immeasurable loss.”
Recall that Ajax in the nineties paraded great Nigerian football stars like Finidi George,Kanu Nwankwo,Tijani Babangida and others in their team and they won major league trophies including the European Champions League.