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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]



Head coach Medhat is a veteran in the squash industry and is very active in promoting the sport to kids. He will be bringing the success of his Squash career in Egypt into Oaks Liwa Heights Hotel.


He enters his 14th season as squash coach. He was hired in 2006 to train the squash members of Al Shams club in Egypt till 2011. Following to that he has served as squash professional coach at three different clubs, including Al Said Club, Al Zohour Club. He also coached in Wadi Degla Squash Academy between 2016 until 2019. 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.


His Key Accountabilities:

· Ensures that all relevant YalaSports procedures, instructions and controls are adhered to so that athlete health and safety can be ensured.

· Prepares quarterly coaching programme scheme for specific areas of responsibility.

· Delivers high quality, age-appropriate Squash coaching to athletes by teaching relevant skills, tactics and techniques, monitoring and enhancing performance by providing encouragement and constructive feedback. identifying strengths and weaknesses and taking actions to encourage strengths and rectify weaknesses.

· Advising about health and lifestyle issues.

· Undertaking administrative tasks including records of attendance and regular reports on each athlete.

· Contributes to the planning and delivery of UAE and overseas training camps.

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