Inter Academy Dubai brings Nerazzurri tradition and expertise to the UAE


Academy opens in partnership with Team Mind Sports

Alessandro Antonello, CEO of FC Internazionale Milan

Dubai, UAE: Inter Academy, the global training academy of the prestigious Italian club Inter Milan, announced the launch of ‘Inter Academy Dubai’ in partnership with Inter Milan Club and ‘Team Mind Sports’ a company that focuses on training children and youth in sports and carrying out football-related activities locally.

The Inter Academy in Dubai will provide professional training services to upcoming talents according to the highest standards of quality and efficiency, thereby enabling children and youth to develop their football skills and enhance their physical fitness. The training services will be provided by a team that combines local competencies along with those from the Inter Milan Club.

The initiative is set to enhance the image and footprint of the Inter Milan Club brand in the UAE, as the Academy has been launched in partnership with Team Mind Sports – a reputed company with a distinguished presence and accumulated experience in the UAE.

Alessandro Antonello, CEO of FC Internazionale Milan, said: “The opening of the new Inter Academy in Dubai is a strategically important step for us, as it reflects our growing presence in key global markets, such as the UAE. We are pleased to move forward with this ambitious project in partnership with Team Mind Sports, who share our club’s passion for training youth and honing their skills.”

Yousuf Ali Behzad, Chairman of Team Mind Sports Academy LLC, said: “We are pleased to partner with one of the most prominent names in world football. We are confident that Inter Academy Dubai will be a resounding success, as we are cooperating with a partner who enjoys such reputation. It has a solid global standing and boasts leading experience in the training and development of young football talents around the world. We seek to provide world-class programs through Inter coaches who are highly qualified and have a wealth of accumulated experience by providing support and specialized care for young players in the UAE and ensuring their easy access to our modern facilities. We are looking forward to starting this wonderful journey with the Nerazzurri, the Series A champions (Scudetto)”.

Training activities are scheduled to start this September, under the supervision of a team from Inter Academy. The staff will work closely with the project team to help train local coaches and young players. 

The two branches of the Inter Academy are currently located at GEMS Founders Mizhar School and GEMS Royal Dubai School. The Academy is set to expand its footprint across Dubai in the next few months.