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  • Dubai's youth female champions witness an unforgettable match at Old Trafford as their heroes Manchester United take on league leaders Chelsea in electric atmosphere with over 75,000 fans
  • Winning girls team recognized for their superior skills and pro-attitude by Manchester United coaches

Dubai, UAE – 19 April 2017 – The duFC's UAE Girls Challenge winning team from Go Pro Sports were given the trip of a lifetime to Old Trafford over the weekend, where they participated in a exclusive training clinic led by Manchester United coaches and watched live one of the most anticipated matches of the season the Manchester United v. Chelsea match, courtesy of Chevrolet.

The girls who played a challenging finals match against Adastra from Dubai where thrilled to spend the weekend in Manchester and walk in the footsteps of their football heroes.

Surrounded by a sea of red and blue and the deafening cheers of 75,000 supporters, the UAE Girls Challenge champions experienced the electric atmosphere in the jam-packed Old Trafford stadium.

A fantastic match at Old Trafford saw Manchester United taking the win from league leader's Chelsea. Manchester United took control early and maintained it to the final whistle and Chelsea had no reply. Creating an unforgettable atmosphere at Old Trafford for the winning girls team from Dubai.

Speaking about the experience Hussein Murad, CEO Inspiratus Sports Experience, the organizers of the UAE Girls Challenge said, “It is great to see the growing number of female participants through this platform which is changing the face of youth football in the UAE. This trip celebrates the achievements of the winning team, an exceptional group of talented girls with great potential to become pro-footballers and we hope that this experience has inspired them to follow their dreams.”

The training led by Manchester United coaches gave the girls first-hand experience of UK football which is characterized by speed and tempo, key in the training and development of the world's greatest players such as Ryan Giggs and David Beckham.

The team was also treated to a private behind the scenes tour of Old Trafford where they followed in the footsteps of their heroes, and walked the Sir Alex Ferguson road ended the tour with a walk through the tunnel onto the pitch.

Speaking about the experience Ava Steven, Captain of the team said, “The experience of the duFC's Girls Challenge was amazing! From the very first whistle of our first match I could feel the enthusiasm of all of the players around me, and their passion for the sport. It was incredible to see so many girls at all levels come and compete for the ultimate prize. The trip was incredible and the experience invaluable for the team, really allowed us to come together as a team.”

The du Football Champions is a nationwide initiative featuring the UAE's official Girls Challenge, Schools Cup and Streets Cup. Conducted in partnership with KHDA, ADEC, Dubai Sports Council, Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Sharjah Sports Council, it aims to achieve sustainable human development through the discovery of promising talents, who will raise the bar on sports excellence at local and national teams as they become the next generation of professional male and female footballers.


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