James has had an unbelievable season for Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai and fully deserves this award. He’s been instrumental for both the U16s and u18s and the consistency in his performances has been great to see. He has fantastic awareness of where others are and is able to play off one and two touch with ease, playing around corners on several occasions if it’s tight or opening out to switch the play if he has time and space which is evident most of the goals have involved him. Throughout the season he’s contributed to at least an assist or a goal per game and scoring over 15 goals from midfield is something he’s definitely added more to his game this year. He possesses a lovely left foot but has also worked on his weaker foot and his attitude in training is second to none, great work rate and always willing to listen and learn. He understands when and how to press as well as dropping off and is a joy to coach and manage. In and around the box is when James comes alive with his fantastic link up play with others play one twos or sliding others in with the correct weight of pass to either shoot or cross.
GOLDEN GLOVE AWARD
Nic has had a fantastic season and performed magnificently for Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai in a number of games making crucial and match defining saves. His distribution and communication has been brilliant and this has really helped the team turn defence into attack quickly to counter and also stay organised and keep our shape well throughout matches. During training he’s worked really hard to improve and has shown brilliant progress developing his all round game, translating this into his matches on game day. The consistency levels he’s shown during this season fully Merits his achievement with this award.
U18s WHITE MOST IMPROVED
Rajans dedication to training and willingness to always want to learn and improve his performance for the U18s White Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai has resulted in an incline of level of progression with regards to his fitness, first touch and understanding of the game. Rajan was able to do all this whilst always having a positive approach and never complaining.
U18s WHITE MANAGERS PLAYER
Joe’s close range shot stopping has saved the team and kept them in the game countless times this season and has been vital to their successes this season. His ability to shift his body position rapidly with agile footwork allowed him to reach attempts on goal pushing the ball away. For the Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai his key performances such as the win over City FC, Joe was superb pulling off a number of saves whilst City FC were applying pressure.
U18s WHITE PLAYERS PLAYER
Whilst playing for the U18s White team at Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai Zac’s speed, strength and direct dribbles and runs at the opposition’s defense has been a threat throughout the season. He has been the team’s outlet ball in wide positions setting up quick counter attacks or building up through the thirds. Zac has contributed superb goals and assists throughout the season, by scoring from back post areas or supplying dangerous crosses from the byline.
U18s RED MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Aaron has performed very well in his first season with Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai. He’s worked very hard and always gives 110% attitude and commitment for the team. He’s very versatile and loves a tackle which shows how dedicated he is to defending. He’s someone who’s got better and better each week with the more game time and training he has done.
U18s RED MANAGERS PLAYER
Alecsi has had a fantastic season at Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai and has shown great consistency throughout the season. He’s regularly been one of the best players on the pitch and has even added goals and assists to his game this season. His endless speed and stamina as meant the team can drive forward and counter attack but also he’s quick to get back into position when we have lost the ball.
U18s RED PLAYERS PLAYER
Isaac has had a brilliant season both in defence and in midfield for Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai. He has chipped in with a number of goals and shows a great desire to drive the team forward. He’s one of the best at getting beyond the ball and sensing opportunities to either create chances for others to score or himself to find the net. He’s shown a great range of passing and good version to know where he is on the pitch at all times and this has been a main attribute he has added to his game.
U16s BLUE MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Jordan has been a great team player for Go-Pro Football Academy Soccer School for Boys in Dubai this year and has he is very effective in a number of positions. Technically Jordan is fantastic with both feet and with a great understanding of the game can play on one or two touch which is a great attribute to have for the team!
U16s BLUE MANAGERS PLAYER
Mehdi has been a consistent performer for the U16s Blue this season with his physical strength and speed and also his ability to change direction very quickly to offset defenders. He has great imagination in the final third which has led to a lot of goals and assists this season for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy in Dubai!
U16s BLUE PLAYERS PLAYER
Raza has played as a number 10 or a lone striker and his ability to hold the ball and bring others into play has been excellent this season for the Blue U16s Boys Football Academy Team. Raza is a very skillful attacking player who can score with both feet and create chances for others!
U16s WHITE MOST IMPROVED
Walids drive, determination and willingness to put in the graft to win has been superb throughout the season. He has captained the team well, always communicating and encouraging teammates for the U16s white boys football team in Dubai. His all round game has improved working on his positioning, passing and tackling as well as adding long range goals to his arsenal.
JUDE & CALLUM COWDROY
U16s WHITE MANAGERS PLAYERS
Both Jude and Calum have equally been superb throughout the season at the best football academy based in Dubai. They have both contributed important goals and assists, using their technical ability with their left foot, and at times combining to each other .Their attitude towards training and games has been superb, always giving 100% despite playing in almost every position.
U16s WHITE PLAYERS PLAYER
Jeevan, at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy this season, was able to combine his strength and speed with his ability to read and cut out danger at the back. His tactical knowledge and understanding gave him the edge over opposition not allowing them an attempt on goal. Jeevan was also able to add goals to his game, these being from corners v TFA or stepping up from the back v City FC.
U16s THURS MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Rory was able to demonstrate brilliant 1v1 defending throughout the season at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy, his energy, speed and execution and timing of tackles have been superb and has helped the team not allow the opposition create down the channels. Rory combined his impressive defensive skills with being able to play accurate forward passes as well as overlapping runs with dangerous crosses.
U16s THURS MANAGERS PLAYER
Bejays tactical understanding and knowledge was key to the team’s shape to be able to scope opposition attacks. Throughout the season at our Football Academy in Dubai Bejay swept up through balls, blocked shots and won 50/50s but was able to play out from the back with his composure and accurate passing.
KYLE VAN DER MERWE
U16s THURS PLAYERS PLAYER
Kyle’s natural strength and aggression aided him this season at Football Academy for Boys in Dubai to lead the forward line superbly throughout the season. He contributed important goals composing himself in 1v1 situations, as well as defending from the front and holding the ball up and linking the midfield up to set up attacks.
U16s RED MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Max has had a very good season on the right side of defence and has really worked on his defensive skills as well as his attacking side as well. He’s a player who is fearless to a tackle and isn’t afraid of putting in a challenge and has defended really well and made crucial interceptions by working on his positioning skills this year at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy Dubai.
U16s RED MANAGERS PLAYER
Towfeak has demonstrated on a number of occasions this season the importance of him being in the team and a key role he plays in the back. With the stability and security he brings to the U16s RED boys football academy team in dubai his confidence to the other players around him that helps the back bone of the team. He plays out from the back very well and has a good sense of danger by covering or positioning himself.
U16s RED PLAYERS PLAYER
Luis is a player who has performed exceptionally well this season and has chipped in with a number of fantastic goals for the U16s RED boys football academy team in dubai. He is someone who’s vision is very good and has a great understanding of finding space and getting on the half turn and driving at defences. He links up very well with others around and plays with a lot of confidence which the others use to benefit then to score amazing team goals too.
U16s GREEN MOST IMPROVED
Max is an attacking full back that is very competitive and often wins his individual battles. Max is very important to the boys football academy team in dubai as he is comfortable on the ball which helps the team play pit from the back. He is very quick which makes him very hard to play against, especially as he is strong so this makes him hard to beat.
U16s GREEN MANAGERS PLAYER
Taha is a very cultured midfielder with an eye for goals. With him having very good ball manipulation skills Taha is able to keep hold of the ball in tight situations. Taha has many assists this season at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy Dubai as he is always looking to play forward and create opportunities for the team.
U16s GREEN PLAYERS PLAYER
Zhang is a very powerful midfielder who is always looking to play forwardthis season at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy Dubai. He is very comfortable dropping in and getting the ball from the defenders to start attacks. Off the ball Zhang is always tight to his opponent which allows him to take the ball from them and drive into the space.
U15s THURS MOST IMPROVED
Oliver has worked hard all year at our boys soccer school in Dubai and has put in place what he’s learnt on the training pitch into his game on match days. He has played in defence or in midfield and when he has got his confidence he has shown his best game providing assists for others. He has started to believe in himself more and this has helped him work harder for the team.
U15s THURS MANAGERS PLAYER
Lucas has had a good season and when he found his confidence his goal scoring ability has shown as well. He has taken chances when presented to him and also worked hard to create them for others too this year at boys soccer school in Dubai. He performs best when he believes in himself and shows what he can do and has had the ability to switch out wide and convert himself into a winger driving at the defence.
U15s THURS PLAYERS PLAYER
Harry has had a fantastic season and has shown great strength, power and work rate throughout. His hold up play as a central striker this year at boys soccer school in Dubai has been brilliant allowing midfield runners to get in behind once he’s linked up with them. He’s also added goals into his games which has benefitted the team all round.
U15s WHITE MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Nathan is a very attacking full back that has chipped in with many assists and goals this season at Go-Pro boys soccer school in Dubai. Nathan is very composed when on the ball and often makes the right decision. His speed is a big part of his game which makes him hard to beat in 1v1 situations and hard to deal with when he is driving forward with the ball.
U15s WHITE MANAGERS PLAYER
Edward is always calm and composed on the ball which allows him to create chances for himself and the team. His work ethic and attitude towards training and games at Go-Pro boys soccer school in Dubai is truly outstanding and this rubs off on his team mates. Edward has become a real leader of his team and this is one of the many reasons why he was appointed captain.
U15s WHITE PLAYERS PLAYER
Keanu is a hardworking and clinical finisher who likes to drop deep to connect the midfield to the strikers. With Keanu being able to comfortably shooting with both feet this makes him dangerous for the opposition when a chance falls to him. A great season at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy.
U15s RED MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Since the switch from midfield to defence Sam has taken the role within his grasp and has performed really well in the matches both 7 and 11 aside this season at our Dubai Football Academy for boys. His positioning has been very good to intercept and read the game and also his passing out from the back has helped the team turn defence into attack during the transition.
U15s RED MANAGERS PLAYER
Lewis’s passion, determination and competitive edge has earnt the respect of his teammates and he’s driven the team forward from midfield. As well as scoring crucial goals for Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai and creating assists for the team his work rate has been phenomenal. His pressing from the wide position or in the midfield has allowed us to win the ball back in the opposition half.
U15s RED PLAYERS PLAYER
Alexy has had another solid season and has made crucial saves at key moments in pretty much every match. His communication this year at Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai has helped the team organisation improve from back to front and being the captain he’s led his team very well.
U15s BLUE MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Hasan’s skill and composure combined with his tactical understanding allowed him to pick up great pockets of space in games throughout the season at Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai. This helped the team set up quick patterns of play, setting up many goal-scoring attempts and goals, always causing problems for oppositions. His winning goal v TFA was particularly pleasing, cutting in from the left channel and slotting the ball in the bottom right corner with a reverse shot.
AHMED AL HARAIRY
U15s BLUE MANAGERS PLAYER
Ahmed’s ability to win possession from strong 50/50 tackles, ariel challenges and inceptions has been outstanding all season at Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai and key to the team successes this season. Key performances against TFA and go pro were particularly pleasing being the rock at the back challenging for every ball.
BELAL AL HARAIRY
U15s BLUE PLAYERS PLAYER
Bilals strength and speed allowed him to contribute superb displays at the back throughout the season at Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai. His tough tackling approach aided the team to some great results and gave the team a solid base to build upon in games. In particular two games v TFA Bilal was outstanding throwing himself into blocks, tackles and arial challenges.
U14s THURS MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Nathan has worked hard at Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai this year and has got better game by game. He has added goals to his game and shows a good understanding to link up with others around him. Playing of one and two has allowed him to play quick and improve his vision to recognise what is around him.
U14s THURS MANAGERS PLAYER
Barbod has had a brilliant season and has pulled of some fantastic saves for Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai at crucial times of the game to keep his team in the match or ensure the team got the victory. His bravery to dive at oncoming attackers has been great to see and he shows no fear when coming out to close down the angle, showing good positional sense and keep the ball out.
RAKAAN AL TOUBAH
U14s THURS PLAYERS PLAYER
Rakaan has worked hard for Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai during the matches to improve his positional sense and covers other defensively. He has shown good body shape during 1 v 1s and not the opposition past him during these situations within in the game. The other side of the game with the ball at his feet he’s become more comfortable and confident in trying to play out and pick passes into midfielders or strikers feet.
U14s WHITE MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Oscar has put in a number of consistent performances for Go-Pro Football Academy based in Dubai and has been very versatile being able to play in a number of different positions. He’s worked really hard on playing out from the back and I have seen great progress with his distribution and decision making also with both feet.
U14s WHITE MANAGERS PLAYER
Alfie has been fantastic this season and such a solid defender for Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai which was one of the main reasons we kept so many clean sheets. His reading of the game, decision making and positioning has been brilliant and he has even started to communicate to the others and organise them too.
U14s WHITE PLAYERS PLAYER
Michael (smiler) has worked really hard this season for the U14s team at Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai. He is someone who is very easy going and is happy to play different positions. He’s a consistent performer and will always give you 110% dedication as well as determination.
U14s RED MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Tarek is a very hard working attacker who likes to do the ugly side of the game and win tackles this year at Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai. Tarek is a very good dribbler who is comfortable with both feet which makes him a nightmare to defend against. He is also capable of scoring all types of goals which makes him a constant threat in games.
U14s RED MANAGERS PLAYER
Ciaran is a complete midfielder who can do multiple jobs. This year at Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai he had the ability to take players on and score goals, he can also break up play and win individual battles. Ciaran is comfortable playing with both feet which allows him to have the confidence to receive the ball in tight areas and keep it.
U14s RED PLAYERS PLAYER
Ibrahim is an excellent footballer who has represented Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai from u14s to u18s this year. Ibrahim has a great football brain which allows him to think a pass ahead which helps him keep the ball. He is also very athletic and competitive which makes him extremely hard to play against.
U13s THURS MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Luke has been able to put in some terrific performances this season for the U13s Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai. His ability to go from box to box contributing in both attack and defense was instrumental to the teams success. Luke’s improved attacking threat in addition to his strong defensive game was a major factor in winning the award.
U13s THURS MANAGERS PLAYER
Since Joining Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai this season Ahmed has been able to provide goals from corners, long range shots and long bursting dribbles stepping out from the back. Ahmed has been able to achieve all this as well as performing superbly at the back being the physical presence contributing to the teams impressive defensive displays. Key performances against City FC twice and IJF were particularly pleasing in difficult games for the 13s.
U13s THURS PLAYERS PLAYER
Liam’s ability to produce important saves at crucial points in games has been a key factor in the teams impressive season for Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai U13s this year. Not only his ability to produce terrific saves, but his capabilities with his feet allows the team to build from the back or set up counters transitioning from defense to attack quickly which has been a strength of the team.
U13s SAT MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Josh’s impressive goal scoring tally this season for Go-Pro Boys Soccer School based in Dubai U13s Saturday team has been a result of hard work improving his positioning and game understanding contributing alongside his imposing physical strength, speed and power. Josh has been able to score various types of goals, from tap in poachers goals to individual goals dribbling from the half way line and this has been key to the teams impressive run of results this season.
U13s SAT MANAGERS PLAYER
Malek’s game understanding and awareness to recognize danger has been key to the teams impressive season this year at Go-Pro Football Academy Dubai and the teams ability to defend and keep clean sheets. Malek’s tactical knowledge allows him to sweep up loose through balls as well as win possession on the front foot, allowing the team to build from the back or set up a quick counter attack.
U13s SAT PLAYERS PLAYER
Edward, through out the season at Go-Pro Football Academy Dubai, has led by example, his determination to try his best in every game and training session has been a bench mark for his team mates and at go pro. Along with his ability to instruct, organize and encourage, Edward has contributed terrific goals and assists, driving from midfield guiding go pro u’13s through a brilliant season.
U12s MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Ali has worked really hard this year at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai, both on and off the ball. He has scored a number of great finishes and also supplied others with a few great assists from his excellent crosses.
U12s MANAGERS PLAYER
Ishaq has had a brilliant season this year and really worked hard in being able to be a box to box midfielder. He’s made a number of crucial tackles in the midfielder to stop the opposition and added goals to his game in attack which has been fantastic for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai this season.
U12s PLAYERS PLAYER
Josef was chosen by his teammates for this award and he has been an instrumental player for for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai this season. Not only his goals have been a key impact but a number of assists as well as his hard work up and down. He’s constantly up and down on the wing whether it be the left or the right side.
U11s MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Ayman is a very unselfish player who has worked extremely hard for for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai. Even when the opposition gets past him he has the belief and the mentality to not give up and often wins the ball back. Aymans decision making has improved this year by understanding that the simpler pass is often the right pass to play.
U11s MANAGERS PLAYER
A good attacking player who can use both feet to dribble and change direction which often causes the opposition a lot of problems. Very creative in the final third and also added goals to his game for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai this season!
U11s PLAYERS PLAYER
Thomas is a deadly finisher who can play in a number of positions as an attacker. Not only does Thomas have the ability to score goals inside of the box, he also has a great strike which allows him to score from long range. This year for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai Thomas has used his left foot more often which is helping him add more goals to his game.
U10s MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Ryan has improved immensely this year at for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai. Ryan’s main assest is that he is comfortable playing with both feet and as a attacker this is really important so he can create chance for himself and the team.
U10s MANAGERS PLAYER
Adnan has been a very creative player for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai who can play on either the left or right side of midfield. He always works hard off the ball which helps the team keep it shape, then when we win it he has the ability to beat the defenders in 1v1 situations.
U10s PLAYERS PLAYER
Jannis has been outstanding this season for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai. He has the ability to go past players like there not even there. He also has the intelligence and awareness to help the team switch play and create a number of chances for the team. Jannis is very aggressive when trying to win the ball back and this is what makes him a very tough opponent.
U9s MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Henry’s terrific attitude towards games and training has contributed to his improved overall game for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for boys in Dubai this year. Henry’s pace and dribbling ability has been a threat to oppositions all season however Henry has also been able to add tactical knowledge to his game and a deeper understanding of his role as a winger, allowing him to get on the ball more and be more effective.
U9s MANAGERS PLAYER
Lylas game understanding, reading of play and overall ability to defend and cover players has been outstanding all season for Go-Pro Sports Football Academy for in Dubai. Her positioning playing in defense is terrific allowing the team to deal with attacks, and in addition Lyla demonstrates great composure and skill to play forward passes aiding the team to set up counter attacks.
U9s PLAYERS PLAYER
Olys phenomenal stamina and engine in midfield along with his ability to drive passed players and score goals from deep have been key to Olys impressive season. At Go-Pro Sports Football Academy in Dubai he has captained the team superbly helping his team mates by covering every area of the pitch, and in addition still be able to demonstrate great composure and skill to score or assist important goals for the team.
U8s MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Kayan’s overall goalkeeping skills have improved immensely throughout the season at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy in Dubai. His vast improvement of his understanding of the role, positioning and distribution have led to man of the match and team of the week performances throughout the season. Key saves include penalties saved against Empire and Spanish as well as keeping clean sheets against IJF and TFA.
U8s MANAGERS PLAYER
James’s lightening pace and eye for goal has allowed him to contribute goals and attacks in every game he’s played. This season at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy in Dubai he has secured wins and important points for the team in crucial games, using quick footwork and game understanding to get in goal scoring positions.
U8s PLAYERS PLAYER
Dexter’s technical and physical ability have been instrumental to his star performances for the under 8s at Go-Pro Sports Football Academy in Dubai. His ability to drive past players, throw himself into tackles regaining possession and speed of his recovery runs were key to leading the team from midfield.
U7s MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
U7s MANAGERS PLAYER
U7s PLAYERS PLAYER