2007 KNVB Cup Final

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2007 KNVB Cup Final
Event 2006–07 KNVB Cup
After extra time
Ajax won 8–7 on penalties
Date 6 May 2007
Venue De Kuip, Rotterdam
Referee Dick van Egmond
Attendance 42,000

The 2007 KNVB Cup Final was a football match between AZ and Ajax on 6 May 2007 at De Kuip, Rotterdam. It was the final match of the 2006–07 KNVB Cup competition. Ajax beat AZ on penalties after the match finished 1–1 after extra time.[1] It was Ajax' 17th KNVB Cup title.[2]

Route to the final

AZ Round Ajax
Opponent Result Opponent Result
VV Bennekom 10–0 (A) Second round Jong RKC Waalwijk 5–2 (A)
SV Meerssen 10–1 (H) Third round ADO Den Haag 2–0 (H)
MVV 5–0 (H) Round of 16 HFC Haarlem 4–0 (H)
FC Utrecht 2–1 (A) Quarter-finals Willem II 2–0 (A)
NAC Breda 6–0 (H) Semi-finals RKC Waalwijk 3–1 (H)



GK 22 Morocco Khalid Sinouh
RB 23 Iceland Grétar Steinsson
CB 2 Netherlands Kew Jaliens
CB 14 Netherlands Ryan Donk
LB 5 Netherlands Tim de Cler
RM 27 Netherlands Julian Jenner
CM 10 Germany Simon Cziommer Substituted off 71'
CM 20 Netherlands Demy de Zeeuw Substituted off 102'
LM 11 Belgium Maarten Martens Substituted off 64'
CF 9 Georgia (country) Shota Arveladze (c)
CF 18 Belgium Mousa Dembélé
GK 26 Netherlands Job Bulters
DF 3 Netherlands Gijs Luirink
MF 7 Morocco Nourdin Boukhari Substituted in 64'
MF 15 Netherlands Rogier Molhoek Substituted in 102'
MF 25 Netherlands Ruud Vormer
FW 19 Netherlands Danny Koevermans Substituted in 71'
FW 29 Netherlands Jeremain Lens
Netherlands Louis van Gaal
GK 1 Netherlands Maarten Stekelenburg
RB 20 Romania George Ogăraru
CB 3 Netherlands Jaap Stam (c)
CB 4 Belgium Thomas Vermaelen
LB 5 Netherlands Urby Emanuelson Substituted off 76'
DM 2 Netherlands John Heitinga
CM 18 Spain Gabri Red card 90'
CM 10 Netherlands Wesley Sneijder YC 69' Substituted off 87'
CM 13 Netherlands Edgar Davids
CF 9 Netherlands Klaas-Jan Huntelaar YC 70'
CF 8 Netherlands Ryan Babel Substituted off 119'
GK 30 Netherlands Dennis Gentenaar
DF 35 Netherlands Gregory van der Wiel
MF 14 Spain Roger
MF 15 Netherlands Olaf Lindenbergh Substituted in 119'
FW 11 Denmark Kenneth Perez Substituted in 87'
FW 16 Belgium Tom De Mul Substituted in 76'
FW 21 Romania Nicolae Mitea
Netherlands Henk ten Cate

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.


  1. ^ "Ajax prolongeert KNVB beker" (in Dutch). KNVB. 6 May 2007. Archived from the original on 4 February 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Ajax wint bekerfinale van AZ na strafschoppen" (in Dutch). de Volkskrant. 6 May 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2017. 
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