Our players are carefully scouted and selected to join our elite group of players who aspire to play top level football in either the USA or Europe. While finding players that simply play good football is essentially what is important when being scouting, the key qualities that we look for include football skills, tactical awareness (football IQ), physique and temperament. When scouting players, these are not the only aspects we value. The key characteristic for those hoping to join TFA is commitment. The Football Academy is only for the committed..

Our Coaches

TFA is one of the best football academy in Dubai. TFA provides the best football coaching in Dubai through its team of professional FA & UEFA qualified soccer coaches. The Football Academy (TFA) started in 2016 and has the best football training centre in Dubai. TFA provides football training to Under-14 Boys, Under-16 Boys & Under-18 Boys and Under-18 Girls.


Head Coach (Tfa select)

ALI EL JISHI is in his third year running The Football Academy, successfully winning the Dubai Sport Council U18's League in 2017. Read more

Coach Fouad

Senior Coach - U18

Coach Fouad Fouad has been playing football from an young age as a Goalkeeper in France, competing at high level. Few injuries and his newly discovered passion for training have made him decide to start a career in coaching at the age of 15 Read more

Coach Alireza

Head of youth development
Coach U16

Coach Alireza started playing football at a very young age in Iran for academies like Esteghlal and Rah Ahan, prominent clubs in Asia. At the age of 17, he moved to London UK to study and that was where he found his passion for coaching.Read more

Coach Kareem

Coach U 14 & U 12

Coach Kareem started playing football since he was 5 years old in his home town in Egypt and kept playing for his local club till he was 16 years old.
After finishing his degree, he started pursuing his dream of becoming a football coach and got FA level 2 qualification to start coaching part-time in academies in Dubai and then Cairo for some time. .Read more

Coach Duarte

Coach U 10 & U 8

He was born in the south of Portugal and started playing football in his hometown when he was 6 years old.
He played until the age of 18, when he joined the University of Coimbra to study Sports Science. During his studies, Duarte was invited to start coaching an Under-11 team at a Football Academy near the University.Read more

Coach prince

Coach of minis

My name is Prince and I am a passionate about football. I started playing atthe tender age of 6. Even though I studied and graduated in Business Marketing from the University of St LaSalle in Philippines I decided topursue a career in football and started playing for one of the largest clubsin the province of Cebu. My father being one of the club coached certainly helped as he encouraged me to play and improve on daily basis Read more