Manchester City offering free kids' football coaching in Dubai

The sessions will take place this spring

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For the first time in Dubai, young footballers will be able to learn the Manchester City way of football for free.

The sessions, which are aimed at children aged 5-16 years old, will take place across two different venues – Hartland School in Nad Al Sheba and Sunmarke School in JVT from March 26 – April 3 2018.

Head of Football Operations Simon Hewitt said: “It’s great to be able to offer free coaching sessions to children based in Dubai as there’s a lot of talent throughout the Emirate.”

“The coaching sessions we are offering are built upon the philosophy and training program of the Manchester City Academy which offers young players, the opportunity to improve their football skills, make friends, stay healthy and have lots of fun under the guidance of fully qualified City Football coaches.”

Want to see if you have what it takes to become the next Messi? Young footballers must register by emailing cfs.abudhabi@cityfootball.com to secure their place.

Sessions are open to both boys and girls, but places are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. So get registering.

For all of the timings and age groups, see below:

Session 1
Where: Hartland School, Nad Al Sheba
When: March 26-29, Monday-Thursday
Timings: 5-10 years from 5:00pm – 6:15pm and 11-16 years from 6:45pm – 8:00pm

Session 2
Where: Sunmarke School, Jumeirah Village Triangle
When: March 30-31, Friday-Saturday.
Timings: 5-10 years from 9:00am – 10:15am, 11-16 years from 10:45am -noon

Session 3
Where: Sunmarke School, Jumeirah Village Triangle
When: April 1-3, Sunday-Tuesday.
Timings: 5-10 years from 5:00pm – 6:15pm and 11-16 years from 6:45pm – 8:00pm

Free. Mar 26-Apr 3. Various locations. Hartland School, Nad Al Sheba (Mon-Thu), Sunmarke School, Jumeirah Village Triangle (Fri-Tue). cfs.abudhabi@cityfootball.com.

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