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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

Manchester City Football Schools to offer free coaching sessions to kids in Dubai

The sessions are aimed at children age 5–16, and will take place at two venues: Hartland School, Nad Al Sheba and Sunmarke School, JVT from March 26–April 3

Raheem Sterling is having a fruitful season with Manchester City. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Raheem Sterling is having a fruitful season with Manchester City. Chris Whiteoak / The National

Manchester City Football Schools will for the first time this month offer free coaching lessons to children in Dubai.

The sessions are aimed at children age 5–16, and will take place at two venues: Hartland School, Nad Al Sheba and Sunmarke School, JVT from March 26–April 3.

Simon Hewitt, City Football School’s head of football operations, 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 programme, 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."

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

Session 1

Where: Hartland School, Nad Al Sheba

When: Monday, March 26 until Thursday, March 29

Timings: 5-10 years from 5pm until 6.15pm and 11-16 years from 6.45pm to 8pm

Session 2

Where: Sunmarke School, Jumeriah Village Triangle

When: Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31

Timings: 5-10 years from 9am to 10.15am and 11-16 years from 10.45am until 12pm

Session 3

Where: Sunmarke School, Jumeriah Village Triangle

When: Sunday, April 1 to Tuesday, April 3

Timings: 5-10 years from 5pm until 6.15pm and 11-16 years from 6.45pm to 8pm

How to register: Young footballers wanting to take part in the free sessions must register by emailing cfs.abudhabi@cityfootball.com to secure their place. Please note that sessions will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost: Free

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