In his last game coaching the team he founded, Coach Winston Ronde and his Amsterdam Crusaders took their 19th Dutch national title in winning Tulip Bowl XXXIII.
The game, played in the stadium of first division side Almere City FC, saw the teams head into the halftime break knotted with the 010 Trojans Rotterdam at 7-7. The Crusaders found their offensive footing in the second half and notched a 33-13 victory and ensured that the legacy of Coach Ronde ended on a high note.
Tulip Bowl XXXIII Amsterdam Crusaders – 010 Trojans
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Game
7-0 0-7 14-06 12-0 33-13
CRU 7-0 Touchdown Dylan von Gerhardt 1 yard pass from Keith Ray, Munay Sánchez van der Lee kick
010 7-7 Touchdown Kevin Wesseling 8 yard run, Christan de Waard kick
010 07-13 Touchdown Wesseling 73 yard run, kick failed
CRU 14-13 Touchdown von Gerhardt 8 yard pass from Ray, Sánchez van der Lee kick
CRU 21-13 Touchdown Janawski Davis 13 yard run, Sánchez van der Lee kick
CRU 27-13 Touchdown Jasper Nijland 5 yard pass from Ray, kick failed
CRU 33-13 Touchdown Keith Ray 1 yard run, kick failed
Photo: Bob de Calonne