Enthusiasts Invited to Keep on Top of Their Game

22 May 2012

Soccer Circus Dubai Helps Football Fans Keep Fit During Summer Months at Playnation

Enthusiasts invited to keep on top of their game and hit the field indoors at Playnation Mirdif City Centre

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23rd 2012 – As football fever hits this summer in the wake of Euro 2012 and the London Olympics 2012, Soccer Circus Dubai at Playnation in Mirdif City Centre will bring players of all ages and abilities together to brush up on their skills and shoot it out on the pitch.  With a state-of-the-art training academy and world-class pitches, football fanatics throughout the UAE can enjoy the excitement of these momentous international tournaments right on their doorstep here in the UAE.
As temperatures soar in the summer sun during the holidays, Soccer Circus Dubai gives players a chance to keep their fancy footwork in top shape in the cool indoors. As the under-23 UAE National team takes to the pitch at the Olympics this summer, the attraction will welcome players throughout the UAE to experience the thrill of the competition and learn the tricks that make their favorite players so successful. The Training Academy –works by putting players through their paces in a series of virtual skill games of passing, shooting, dribbling and more, before culminating in the final showdown of ‘Powerplay’ that has players battling it out against the clock to win the top score. Teams can also catch a quick game on one of three five-a-side pitches whether for a casual kick-about or a heated head-to-head match.
Not only does this advanced sports center provide hours of entertainment for fans of the beautiful game but also gives participants of all ages an opportunity to sweat it out and burn that extra energy -  players as young as 9 can to burn over 170 calories in just 30 minutes on the football field. Played to maximum effort, those enjoying the attraction’s facilities can experience a fun-filled intense and competitive workout that gets them out of the gym and onto the pitch.
“It is not always easy to keep fit with the heat that comes with this time of year, so we see it to be of fundamental importance to help players find a way stay active over the holidays. The summer is a busy time for us at Soccer Circus Dubai, and given the weather we are proud to be a venue of choice for parents looking to enroll their kids in summer camps to perfect their football skills. As we see the onset of these historic competitions with Euro 2012 and the Olympics, we are delighted to give their own kick out of the game and hope to see lots of aspiring Ronaldos and Messis over the next couple of months as we celebrate these competitions with our guests,”commented Omar El Banna, Marketing and Sales Director, Majid Al Futtaim Leisure and Entertainment.

Players can visit http://www.theplaymania.com/soccercircus for further details or follow Soccer Circus Dubai on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/SoccerCircusDxb
Summer camps at Soccer Circus Dubai will take place from June 10th - August 23rd between 9.30am-3pm.
- Ages 5-14,
- Dhs700 (5 days) Dhs200/day.

Press Enquiries:
For further information on Soccer Circus Dubai and Playnation, please contact Amy Walker at The Portsmouth Group on +9714 369 3575 or email [email protected] and Omar Abdraboo on +971 50 584 3611 or email [email protected]

About Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment:
Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment is one of the subsidiaries of Majid Al Futtaim Ventures. It currently operates Ski Dubai, the region's first indoor ski resort at Mall of the Emirates as well as ten Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the MENA region.  It has recently given the region its first temperature controlled indoor/outdoor water park Wahooo! at Bahrain City Centre as well as Playnation, a dedicated leisure and multi-dimensional entertainment zone located within Mirdif City Centre encompassing a total of five exciting leisure experiences including iFLY Dubai (Indoor Skydiving), Soccer Circus Dubai (indoor sports facility & academy), Little Explorers (advanced edutainment centre), Yalla !Bowling, and Magic Planet (including the unique Sky Trail attraction). Also at Mirdif City Centre is Aqua Play, a one-of-a-kind attraction which combines water based rides and games aimed at young children.