The Ajman Department of Tourism Development (ADTD) proudly received a delegation of academy teams participating in the sixth edition of the Gulf Football Academies. His Excellency Mahmood Khaleel Alhashmi, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, graciously hosted the teams in the presence of his team at the department.
The tournament started on Friday, July 7, and will continue until Thursday, July 13. Fourteen teams hailing from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman, and Iraq have converged at the esteemed Quattro Academy stadiums in the Musheirif district of Ajman. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, and the supervision and organization of the Quattro Sports Center in Ajman, the tournament aims to foster camaraderie among the youth and showcase the exceptional talent exhibited by emerging football players in the region.
During the young teams’ visit to ADTD, His Excellency Mahmood Khaleel Alhashmi, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development conveyed his satisfaction in sponsoring the sixth edition of the tournament, stating, “We are privileged to host the Gulf Football Academies in Ajman. This tournament provides a remarkable platform for young football players to exhibit their skills and foster inter-Gulf sportsmanship. Through events like these, we aim to bolster the development of youth talent and contribute to the growth of the sports tourism sector in the Emirate of Ajman.”
The Gulf Football Academies tournament encompasses two age categories: under 12 years old with six participating teams, and under 14 years old with eight teams representing various academies across the Gulf countries. The event promises a captivating football gathering that unites the region’s youth and showcases their passion and talent.
About Ajman Department of Tourism Development:
Ajman Department of Tourism Development (ADTD) aims to promote the touristic attractions across the emirate, and shedding light on the unique elements that Ajman has to offer as one of the leading travel destinations in the UAE.
The department works on developing strategies to improve local, regional, and international tourism in the emirate through planning and implementing global campaigns for tourism promotion, organizing and participating in conferences and exhibitions, regulating and developing the tourism industry, and improving the capacities and services of the tourism facilities and businesses operating in the emirate.
Ajman Department of Tourism Development (ADTD) is responsible for setting regulations and legislations required to organize the tourism sector in the emirate, finding the appropriate tourism standards and services provided to tourists, and issuing licenses for travel and tourism agencies and administering their efficiency.