Gatorade 5v5 Tournament comes back to UAE in search of the upcoming football stars – News

Gatorade 5v5 Soccer Tournament Returns to the UAE: Youth Players Compete Internationally

The Gatorade 5v5 football tournament is back for its second year in the UAE, and this time it’s bigger and better than ever before. The tournament will see twelve of the UAE’s best youth players travel to the UK to compete against international teams in partnership with UEFA Champions League.

The tournament is open to players aged between 14-16 years old and aims to fuel the next generation of athletes by giving them the chance to start their path to success. This year, young talent from the UAE, South America, Central America, North America, the Caribbean, and Asia will come together to showcase their skills and compete for the title of Gatorade 5v5 Global Champions.

The national finals will take place on March 8 at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai, with the winning teams from each group earning a trip to the UK to represent the UAE on a global stage. Not only will they have the opportunity to compete against some of the best youth teams from around the world, but they will also have the chance to attend the UEFA Champions League Final.

“We’ve seen the impact that the Gatorade 5v5 Soccer Tournament had in showcasing the next generation of UAE talent last year, and we’re delighted to bring the competition back for a second year. It is an excellent platform to elevate youth football talent at a global level, and we are confident that this edition will once again help kick-start the UAE team’s path to greatness,” said Balachandran Jayachandran, general manager at PepsiCo Gulf.

To participate in the tournament, each team must consist of six players (including one goalie and one substitute) overseen by one coach. The players must be between the ages of 14-16, and each team must be represented by a coach aged 21 or older. The application process closes on February 26, so make sure to visit the tournament website for more information and to submit your team’s application.

The Gatorade 5v5 tournament is a fantastic opportunity for young footballers in the UAE to showcase their skills on an international stage and kick-start their path to greatness. Stay tuned for updates on the tournament and follow @GatoradeArabia for all the latest news and live coverage. Let’s cheer on our young athletes as they represent the UAE and compete for the title of Gatorade 5v5 Global Champions!

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