The Saad (male) and Phantom Bulls (female) teams have been announced as the winners of five UAE tournaments by Red Bull Neymar Jr., who finished last qualifying last weekend at Sharjah’s popular entertainment destination Alzada Madar.
The Saad team defeated Paradise in the final of the men’s tournament, while the Phantom Bulls defeated the Dubai women to become the first women’s team in the UAE to compete in the Red Bull Neymar Jr.’s Five World Final at the Instituto Projeeto Neymar Jr. in Doha’s Praia Grande.
Seven members of the two teams, consisting of five key players and two reserve players, have now received their boarding passes at an international tournament in Brazil later this year, and will have the opportunity to meet, and will likely face four of them, Neymar. Superstar friends in the biggest five-a-side tournament in the world.
The UAE version, driven by master developer Arada behind Alzad, began on 19 February, with the participation of more than 2,000 football enthusiasts, who have played more than 350 competitive matches in 14 qualifiers across the UAE. All qualifications were held in keeping with the local health system and restrictions to keep the community safe.
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