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Newly-established Lusail Football Academy to help develop next generation of players


The academy will be an early training ground for boys aged 4-16

Lusail Sports Club announced the establishment of the Lusail Football Academy in a press conference on Monday. The logos for Lusail Sports Club and the Football Academy were also revealed.

The academy, which will be located in the Doha Golf Club premises, will train boys aged 4-16 to develop footballing ability for Qatar-based players and will be open to residents of all nationalities. The training will be divided into three stages, with each stage comprising three months. 

Lusail Sports Club was the first commercial club in Qatar, launched in 2014. The Club’s vision is to invest in sports and players, refining them and introducing them to the big clubs and the Qatari national teams so that the players could compete internationally. 

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“The club was launched from an idea to educate and train Qatari youth of Aspire graduates and amateurs. At the beginning the club members participated in the Ramadan tournaments and amateur competitions,” said Nawaf Al Mudhahka, President of Lusail SC.

On his experience with Lusail Sports Club, team captain Khaled Nawwaf said, “Playing in the side has been a good experience. Me and my players have benefited a lot from it. In order to teach youngsters all about football skills, I encourage them to be part of a competitive and sporting atmosphere like the one seen at the academy.” 

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