Ajax 1997-98 player shirt by Umbro believed to have been issued to Turpijn for the Umbro Cup match against Newcastle played at Goodison Park on the 27th July 1997. The pre-season tournament also featured Everton and Chelsea.
Ajax had lost out in the Semi Finals to Everton but would finish 3rd thanks to a comfortable victory here over Newcastle. Benni McCarthy bagged a brace with Sunday Oliseh scoring the other. Turpijn had come through the club's famed youth academy and made his debut in 96-97, the winger went on to play for Heerenveen.
Correct player size flock print and The Umbro International sleeve patches professionally heat pressed, raised embossed ABN-AMRO sponsor, fully embroidered club badge and Umbro logo, no Ajax School of Excellence detail like on the replica version, swapped with a Newcastle player comes from their own personal collection - a signed letter verifying this will be provided.