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spanish  footballcoaching



The academy is one of Dubai’s premier football academies and runs by the technical director Nicolás Velasco along with his committee providing year-round coaching services.

Our intention is to provide a high quality of football training experience for all students residing generally in Dubai communities. YalaSports emphasizes participation over winning.  We expect you to place emphasis on participation, fun, and tempering your competitive spirit. It provides detailed schemes of work-out and football skills development plans that students will find invaluable.

Bringing professional Spanish football training opportunities to UAE, giving our players the chance to enjoy, play tournaments all around the world be part of international camps, trials with Spanish local clubs, sign with the best agencies sports companies and get scouted by professional scouters from the best Spanish academies.

Our Philosophy

  • The academy teaches students the importance of sporting values, team spirit and togetherness.

  • Master footballing skills

  • We coach players in the Spanish model/philosophy and the coaching programs have been developed to enable students to control the game of football with maximum ball possession and to enjoy the game to the fullest.



  • Teach Spanish football philosophy in UAE.

  • Develop the football player in and off the pitch.

  • Preparing students for the future ahead.

  • Provide students with all personal and social values necessary in life.

  • Compete against other academies and local teams.

  • Selected players will be allowed for scouting training program in Spain.

  • Professional opportunities of having international scholarship profile ID.


Al Salam Community School

Located at Al Tawar 2, Dubai​

Weekly Kids Training

  • Saturday, Monday, Wednesday

       5:30pm-6:30pm [U6,U8,U10]

       6:30pm-8:00pm [U14,U16]

Dubai Investments Park

Located at DIP 1 Next to Carrefour DIP, Dubai​

Weekly Kids Training

  • Sunday, Tuesday

       5:00pm-6:00pm [U6,U8]

       6:00pm-7:30pm [U10,U12]

Newlands School

Located at Al Warqaa 1, Dubai​

Weekly Kids Training​

  • Saturday, Thursday

       5:00pm-6:00pm [U6,U8]

       6:00pm-7:30pm [U10,U12]

2 Seasons Hotel

Located at Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai​

Weekly Kids Training​

  • Sunday, Friday

       6:30pm-8:00pm [U11]


Nicolas Velasco

Technical director Nicolás Velasco is a veteran in the football industry and is very active in promoting the sport to students. He is bringing the success of his career in Spain into the UAE football.


He shall therefore adhere at all times to standards of personal behavior which reflect credit on the whole coaching process, practice and profession of coaching.


With over 10 years of experience with UEFA A license, Director of academy and Scouting and Analysis match courses and he has also Degree as P.E. teacher.

His experience includes working with many kinds of players in Spain, USA and UAE.  Have coached in Spain at CC Valladolid. Internationally he spent a year in the US coaching youth football teams, girls and boys in Los Angeles, at Spanish Soccer Schools, Real Madrid Academy and LaLiga HPC in UAE.


As a result, He is proficient at designing differentiated and stimulating training football plans through at structure-sequence of tactical-technical collective basis, adapted to the special needs of the players and the team to achieve the goals established at the annual and weekly plan through my personal football philosophy. 


A former player of Real Valladolid and clubs third division in Spain which contribute in the knowledge of the relationship between equals and staff.

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