The Football Association approves the official participation of the national teams and reviews the 2038 strategy report

Today, the Board of Directors of the Emirates Football Association held its nineteenth meeting via video communication technology, headed by Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, President of the Federation, with the participation of the members and the Secretary-General of the Federation.

Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi stressed in his opening speech that the Football Association will continue to work to implement its strategy and vision 2038 in cooperation with clubs and other sports sectors and institutions, noting that the great efforts made by departments and committees deserve appreciation, stressing the importance of continuing cooperation between all parties.

Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi praised the great role played by the competent authorities in the country, which formulated a distinct, accurate and realistic precautionary protocol for the safety of society, and this success helped the Football Association organize many local and foreign tournaments and host camps for Arab and foreign teams due to the efficacy of the protocol and the presence of solid infrastructure Occasion.

The Council approved the official participation of our national teams in the regional and continental championships that will be held this year, which is the West Asian U-23 Federation Championship (born in 1999) for the period from 4 to 12 October in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the qualifiers for the AFC U-23 Cup finals scheduled in the country for the period from October 23 to 31, and the Asian Junior Games (born in 2006) for the period from November 20 to 28 in China.

The program for preparing our beach soccer team in preparation for participation in the World Cup Russia 2021, which began some time ago with internal and external gatherings and participation in the international tournament organized by the Dubai Football Association, as well as the Ukraine Cup and the upcoming camps that will include playing friendly matches against strong teams, was also reviewed. The Beach Soccer Committee in developing the game and spreading it further through the establishment of local tournaments.

He was briefed on the latest preparations for our first national team camp, scheduled in Serbia for the period from 6 to 13 August, in preparation for the final round matches of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, which will start on September 2, where the Board of Directors directed to provide all elements of success for the program White's preparations for the qualifiers to ensure a distinguished appearance and achieve positive results.

The reports of the camps of our national teams that were held during the last period in preparation for the upcoming football tournaments, namely the Olympic U-23 team, the U-20 youth team, and the U-16 junior team, as well as the latest developments related to training centers, technical cadres and programs that will be implemented within The strategic plan for the development and upgrading of the age sector.

As for the women’s football team, the council approved its program in preparation for the qualifiers for the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup, where an indoor camp will be held in Dubai for the period from 4 to 25 August and played four friendly matches during this period against Bahrain and the Maldives, noting that our women’s team will play in the group The fourth is with Lebanon, Guam and Myanmar, and the matches will be held in Lebanon.

The council reviewed the latest preparations for the competitions that the federation will organize in the new football season, and the report on the implementation of the football strategy and vision 2038 according to the timetable for all projects, namely national teams, football participation, professional clubs, referees, commercial activities, public participation, international presence, enabling factors and others.

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