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Barcelona Soccer School Dubai

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Barcelona Soccer School Dubai

School name Barcelona Soccer School Dubai
Type of institute private school
Curriculum or Student Nationality
Qualifications or Courses
Head of school Seif M Tawfik (Managing Director)
Executive body or owner FCBEscola FC Barcelona
Date founded September 2008
Number of students (approx) 500
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Wellington International School, Al Sufouh - location map
Postal address PO Box 502427, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-4347404
Fax +971-4-4364052
Email info@stryxgulf.com
School fees structure
Teacher salary range see general comments
Student satisfaction rating
4 stars from 211 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
4 stars from 42 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
4 stars from 80 votes.    

Barcelona Soccer School Dubai admissions, reviews, notes

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02 February 2011
  • Barcelona Soccer School Dubai (FCBEscola Dubai?) has entered a partnership with GEMS Education, with football coaching to be carried out at a new football pitch at GEMS Wellington International School on Sheikh Zayed Road (press release 02 February 2011). Previous location was Raffles International School in Umm Suqeim.
  • Training sessions from 1730-200 three times per week, with matches on Friday mornings.
  • Each student provided with two FCBEscola training kits, one FCBEscola match kit, and an FCBEscola bag.
  • Two international tournaments also run by the school, and a summer camp to Barcelona.
  • Soccer school is managed by Stryx Gulf Sports Marketing (Office 311, Building 1, Dubai Media City, PO Box 502427, Dubai, UAE). Managing Director of the soccer school is Seif Tawfik.
  • Contact details updated (previously telephone +971-4-3915038, fax +971-4-3909588).
  • Fees information not supplied.
15 September 2009
  • FC Barcelona Escola Dubai student numbers up to 170.
  • Girls and boys aged 6 to 16 accepted.
  • Registration fee is AED 1500 per season, covers cost of FCBEscola Dubai training kit except for shoes, and admission fees.
  • Membership fee is AED 5,000 for 4 months, AED 6,800 for 6 months, AED 10,000 for 12 months.
  • Training sessions managed by the Technical Director, Mr Ruben Della Morta from Spain.
  • Training sessions are 3x per week at Raffles School Umm Suqeim.
23 October 2008
  • FCBEscola Dubai opens with 70 students (in September or October 2008?).
  • Technical Director is Josep Gombau who holds a Level 3 Soccer Coaching Badge from the Catalan FA.
21 January 2009
  • Guillermo Amor, ex FCBarcelona football player, visited FCBEscola Dubai on 19 January 2009 to talk about the life of a professional footballer.
  • Amor played for Spain 37 times including the 1996 UEFA European Football Championship and the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
23 January 2008 press release
  • FCBEscola Dubai Soccer Academy for school students in the UAE.
  • FC Barcelona football club coaches will provide training and coaching 3 times per week.
  • The soccer school will be hosted at Raffles International School in Umm Suqeim from September 2008.
  • Open to students age 6-14 years, male or female.
  • Selection trials for the academy start date March/April 2009.
  • FCB Escola to be established in a partnership between Emaar Education and Stryx Sports Marketing SAE which has a licence with FCB Merchandising, part of FC Barcelona.
  • FCB Merchandising has opened other FCBEscola soccer academies around the world. Locations include Egypt (Cairo), Hong Kong, Kuwait, Mexico, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). Stryx is the operator of the Middle East FCB Escolas.
  • Dubai FCBEscola is the third FC Barcelona Escola in the GCC and fourth in the Middle East
Soccer schools in Dubai


Last update 02 February 2011
General comments - might not apply to Barcelona Soccer School Dubai
  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. New schools in Dubai might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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