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How it works

How it works

FIFA’s Grassroots programme differs to other football development programmes in that its organisational framework offers a great deal of flexibility.
Small-sided matches

Small-sided matches

As anecdotal evidence and research studies have shown, small-sided games are extremely beneficial for young children.
  • UAE youth football on the rise

    UAE youth football on the rise

    Friday 26 September 2014

    The United Arab Emirates Football Association in collaboration with FIFA organised an age groups football festival across Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai, meeting one of the strategic targets of the association.

Grassroots, laying football’s foundations
The Grassroots programme is a FIFA initiative in which it works closely with its member associations and their respective education authorities to enc...