Dignitaries pose with the jersey after the signing of MoU.
Gulf Today Report
The Italian football giant Juventus will open its Academy at Al Ittihad Private School, Al Mamzar, the oldest private school in Dubai. The MoU signing ceremony was organised at the school on Tuesday with school representatives, dignitaries, media persons and Juventus officials.
The academy will be for players ages 4 to 17 years old and will kick off in February 2021. Juventus Academy is currently running in seven locations across the UAE with over 1,000 players.
Over 30 Italian and European qualified coaches approved by Juventus across three emirates, tournaments, leagues and amazing locations are part of the Juventus Academy’s project, aimed at helping young footballers take their first steps into the football world by educating them in the globally renowned Juventus method.
IPS-M Director’s General, Max Caruso: “Today we forge a partnership with one of the most recognisable brands in Italy, Europe and the world …The Great Juventus Football Club, through FFG Sports Management, and The Juventus Academy! Siamo orgogliosi ed onorati che siete tutti con noi oggi, celebrando una grande occasione, una grande partnership. I vincitori sono i nostri studenti di Al Ittihad e tutti nella nostra comunità ... siete benvenuti.
“We are proud and honored that you are all with us today, celebrating a great milestone a great partnership. The winners are our Al Ittihad Students, and all in our community. You are most welcome.”
FFG Sports Management’s Chairman Mohammed Lajam said: "We are very glad to start this partnership with Al Ittihad Private School Al Mamzar.
“As an alumnus of the school, this partnership gives me a sense of pride and joy for being able to give back to the school which has given me a lot throughout my childhood and teenage years. “We are ready to provide the children with a great opportunity and service in practicing their passion for football in the Juventus way.”
Boys and girls from 4 to 17 years old will play in leagues, events, matches, tournaments; the coaches will periodically create assessment days, to monitor and develop the players' growth.
In 2019 the project won the award as best football Academy at the UAE Teen & Fitness Awards and Best Academy in the Middle East at SPIA Awards.
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