With the numerous changes going on worldwide, the Redbull Neymar Jr’s 5 Tournament is set to offer an event to keep young people safe and engaged. The Redbull Neymar Jrs Five 5 A Side Tournament is set to begin qualifiers across the United Arab Emirates this month, all leading up to the final in Al Jada Sharjah on March 26th.
The first qualifier will be held on February 19th in Al Tahadi Sharjah. This year, the event is opened to players aged 16-35, opening the chances for many more to compete.
This is the sixth edition of the largest youth tournament in the world, and the first year featuring a qualifying round for females to battle for a chance to go to Brazil. In total, with more than 400,000 players from 75 countries are competing in the high paced, ten minute long matches. Every qualifier will bring the most talented footballers across the country in a battle to see who can outplay them all. From there, each country’s victor wins a trip to Brazil to compete against the top teams from each country, as well as meeting the namesake of the tournament, Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, face to face.
The game of football is one of the most unifying activities in the world. This event is a tremendous opportunity to not only show off your talent and compete, but to meet other young players around the world. We look forward to seeing you on the pitch with your team!
Registration is now open for all teams across the UAE. Stay tuned on the website and be sure to bring your best 5 to win the prize!
The participation fee is 100 DHS, to be paid in person on the day of the qualifier. Teams can register for multiple qualifiers.