About

The Championship

du Football Champions, featuring the UAE Schools Cup and Streets Cups, is the home of youth football in the UAE, offering a professional scouting platform to develop the male and female football champions of tomorrow.

Played to world-class standards, the cups will be conducted at a national level and played in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the Northern Emirates. The Championship is open to boys and girls from age 11-18 and will pave the way for youth to cultivate their sporting talents and aptitudes.

The Championship will be played to world-class standards, attracting the largest number of football enthusiasts in the UAE by enabling them to participate either through their school, or together with their friends.

Get discovered

If you dream of becoming a professional football player, du Football Champions will maximise your chances of being discovered! Partnering with LaLiga the championship offers the first international scouting platform in the UAE.

The Championship will offer participants a unique opportunity to pursue their dreams.

Scouted boys will invited to the exclusive du LaLiga HPC where they will be trained year long by UEFA certified LaLiga coaches in Dubai, with the opportunity to be selected to go on an all expenses paid trip to train, play competitive matches with LaLiga’s best youth football clubs, and enjoy football tourism in Spain. Players who demonstrate further potential may earn a football trial with one of the top clubs in LaLiga.

UAE Schools Cup

The UAE Schools Cup, in partnership with LaLiga, is the nation’s official school tournament for boys aged 11 to 16.

Open to all public and private schools in the UAE, and with free participation, the event brings together over 5,000 youth from across the nation, providing them with a unique opportunity to nurture their passion for football and reward their playing skills. Players scouted by LaLiga will travel to Spain for the LaLiga experience and an opportunity to start a professional football career with top clubs in Spain.

Friends and families are encouraged to support the youth, cheer for their favourite teams, and become part of the growing School Cup community.

UAE Street Cup

The UAE Streets Football Cup, in partnership with LaLiga, is an exciting national tournament open to U16 boys and girls who are committed to football and play for a club, academy or with friends. The Streets Cup will bring together over 3,000 youth from across the UAE to engage in their love of football and win fantastic prizes, with an opportunity to be discovered.

Players scouted by LaLiga will travel to Spain for the LaLiga experience and an opportunity to start a professional football career with top clubs in Spain.

Friends and families are encouraged to support the youth, cheer for their favourite teams, and become part of the growing Streets Cup community.

UAE Girls Challenge

The UAE Girls Challenge, is the nation’s official school tournament for girls and open to all girls upto the age of 18.

Open to all public and private schools in the UAE, and with free participation, the event brings together over 500 girls from across the nation, providing them with a unique opportunity to nurture their passion for football and reward their playing skills.

Friends and families are encouraged to support the youth, cheer for their favourite teams, and become part of the growing School Cup community.