Tag: Henk Markerink


Change of guard at Johan Cruijff ArenA

Tanja Dik follows Henk Markerink as CEO of Johan Cruijff Arena

Tanja Dik has been appointed as the new head honcho of the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Netherlands. Dik will take over the reins of the facility from Henk Markerink on September 1st, 2021, who will hang up the gloves after 25 years of calling the shots in the ArenA. On June 23rd, the stadium’s... » Read more


Up-‘Close’ tour of Johan Cruijff ArenA

Johan Cruijff ArenA partners with Close App

The Johan Cruijff ArenA (Netherlands) has joined hands with the interactive app Close to make visitors’ visit to the Amsterdam stadium a memorable one and provide them an amplified experience. The 55,500-capacity Johan Cruijff ArenA is the main stadium of the Dutch capital city of Amsterdam and... » Read more


No love lost between Ajax-Johan Cruijff ArenA

Ajax to take over Johan Cruijff Arena

The Dutch professional football club AFC Ajax has evinced keen interest in acquiring a majority stake in the cash-strapped Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This was stated by the Dutch Eredivisie football club CEO, Edwin van der Sar. The head honcho further stated that the club pays... » Read more


Fans break bread in stadia pitchside dining

Dinner in stadiums

Of late, more and more stadiums are hosting pitchside dining experience – an al fresco affair. A gourmet spread is laid out before customers so that they can break bread together and enjoy a unique dine-out experience. With the revenue mills drying up and little or no gate income due to COVID-19... » Read more


Seoul football center pitch for pitch prowess

South Korea National Football Center Seoul-

The Dutch architectural firm UNStudio, in concert with the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam (Netherlands), designed the winning blueprint for the Korean National Football Center in Seoul. The design is a kind of eulogy to the sport and past and present of Korean football. Apart from football, the... » Read more


Johan Cruijff ArenA capacity set to rise

Johan Cruijff ArenA - June 2020 update

Work on the new corner stands is almost nearing completion at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Once completed, it will enhance the capacity of the stadium by near about 880 seats for the multipurpose facility, which will raise its capacity to over 55,000. The Johan Cruijff... » Read more


‘Technology cannot steal stadia thunder’

Coliseum GSVA Henk Markerink May 2020 interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has put people’s lives worldwide on the edge – the world is almost at the crossroads today. The global economy is bleeding white. The pandemic has upended all areas of life – and sports are no exception. The sporting calendar has gone totally topsy-turvy. Professional... » Read more


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