UAE FA announce new academy league
The UAE Football Association launched a new academy league enabling Emirati football academies to play competitive matches against top private soccer schools across the nation. Talented players will also have the opportunity to be discovered by scouts from national and international clubs who will be attending the matches. The du UAE FA Academy League (UAE FAAL) will be played across five age categories: U18,U16, U14, U12 and U10. The new league, which will feature sides from the top clubs in the UAE, will kick off its first season with the U16 category in January 2017.