With the sun up above, the holy month of Ramadan upon us, and the Euro 2016 Championship in top gear, it’s no surprise that football fever has gripped the city of Dubai. Taking your passion for the beautiful game up a notch is the annual Ramadan NAS Tournament, which hosts numerous exciting sports competitions including running, cycling, basketball, archery and of course, football! Held at the sprawling Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Complex and spanning 24 days with an expected turnout of over 50,000 people (including the Crown Prince of Dubai), this tournament is soon becoming one of the sunny Emirate’s most anticipated sporting events of the season.
This year Sun & Sand Sports brings football to the forefront by partnering with NAS to deliver the most thrilling action as semi-professional players clash to win the football championship in teams of 5, up to the 28th June 2016. With over 5,000 participants from across the region flexing their footie skills, expect tightly fought matches, dazzling displays of precision, unbreakable defenses, mind-boggling steals, lethal attacks and match-winning goals, all in a bid to claim the title of the best 5-a-side team and to be in for a chance of winning prize money worth AED 9.5 million.
If that isn’t enough to excite football fans, there’s also the SSS Panna cage arena. Yes, you read that right. Panna is the charged-up version of football where single players come up against one another to show off their nimble footwork with the ball, and it is all coming to NAS. What makes Panna so exhilarating is its fast pace, the blink-and-you-miss-it style of tricks and most importantly, nutmegs – the act of showing your rival who’s boss by kicking the ball between their legs, (if well timed), into the goal. Sun & Sand Sports will bring the fury of this small-sided game to NAS at its specially built Panna cage arena. Want to hear the best part? Anyone can participate by simply signing up at the Panna cage arena.
With this year’s scorching hot football tournament coming up, NAS and SSS aim to build a platform where fans and players alike can challenge their bodies and minds, and root for their icons. Find your inner football superstar by registering for the SSS Panna cage arena and be in the know with all the latest updates at the SSS Football Page, only at Sun & Sand Sports Online.