Manchester City and real estate company IMKAN Misr have teamed up to create the first Manchester City Football School in Egypt.
Manchester City Football School offers authentic and creative football training programs for players ages 5-16 who apply the Manchester City coaching philosophy and methodology.
The school, which is located in the Alburouj Settlement in East Cairo, will include a coaching team from Manchester City, an 11-per-side natural grass pitch, classrooms, changing rooms, a medical room and a catering area.
Jorgina Busquets, General Manager – Football Education & Recreation for City Football Group, commented.
“We are very excited to include our first Manchester City Football School in Africa in the Alburouj development.
“We look forward to creating a great experience with the presence of head coach Jamie Lee and the rest of the coaching team, based on the same approach and methodology that we use in our programs in Manchester, albeit commensurate with the level of each Player. “
Abdalla El Nockrashy, CEO of Imkan Misr, was excited about the new collaboration with Manchester City to create the first football school of its kind in the region.
“By partnering with high-level alliances such as Manchester City, this collaboration is part of Alburouj’s commitment to breathing life into a community created to illustrate the importance of wellbeing.”
The start of the school will include a summer camp that will take place between June 2021 and August 2021. The official opening of the club will take place in October 2021.
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