The founder and Chief Operating Officer of TFA, Ali El Jishi comes with a wealth of knowledge, experience, and exposure in the field of football. He has been an avid football lover since childhood. Pursuing his passion for the game, Jishi went on to play football at the semi-professional level in various parts of the world. The extensive traveling allowed him to gain a deeper insight into the various techniques and tactics that players and coaches employ in the game of football. The experiences enriched his understanding of the game and he decided to put it to good use with the formation of The Football Academy in Dubai. With this project, Jishi aims to build an organization where he can pass on the learnings of his career and facilitate young football talent to thrive in the world of football.