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New League Season starting 2nd October 2016



Key Dates for the Dubai Amateur Football League & Vets League (11 a side) 2016-17 season

Note that all league managers will receive more details via email.


- Now until September 30th - Preseason frendlies for league teams, organised by the league.

- Autumn League Cup/Trophy (optional) starts Week Commencing September 11th

- League games start Week Commencing 2nd October


5 A Side & Casual Football. New Player & Team Opportunities for DAFL & Vets League

Each Tuesday in September, we will welcome new players and teams to play casual football on Tuesdays each week  with some 5 a side games,

Additionally, for new players, 11 a side friendly games organised on Sunday 18th and 25th September.

Whether you are looking for some social football, or getting involved in a more serious DAFL league team, these are the sessions you should be attending. Click on this link, for further details.


For new players and teams, use our contact form to get in touch with questions if you need more information.
A reminder, we have NO interest in professional players, overseas players etc. Repeat, NO interest. We can't help you play football, get you a visa, or find you a professional club.


DAFL News Update 22nd August 2016

New Players

If you are interested in playing for a team in the Dubai Amateur Football League, please send us a message via the Contact page, with details of your age, level of ability, and previous playing experience.


Note that the league is only for social amateur players whom are currently resident in the UAE.


Enquiries from professional players and players overseas will be ignored. We do not have contacts at professional clubs, we cannot assist anybody that is looking for a professional club and we do not allow professional players to play in the Dubai Amateur Football League under any circumstances

New Teams


Do you have a team of players?


Are you interested in entering the Dubai Amateur Football League?

Please send us a message via our Contact page, with details including:

    - previous Dubai leagues or competitions that your team has played

    - the current age range of your players
    - the average ability of your players





New Managers, Coaches & Referees!


The Dubai Amateur Football League is always seeking referees.

If you are interested in refereeing, please send us a message via the contact page, detailing any previous refereeing experience that you have.

For those that have not refereed before, but have an excellent knowledge of the game, we can provide assistance for new referees in providing knowledge, experience and confidence to get you started.

Referees are paid an expenses fee per game, contact us for more details.


We always have teams in the league looking for additional help. If you have a 'wise head' and have coaching or management ability, please let us know via our Contact page.

Jose Mourinho's and Arsene Wenger's please note; all Manager and Coaching positions are voluntary and unpaid positions - we are an amateur football league.






As part of the new website, we have launched a forum, which is intended to be a regular point of interest for all in the league, whether you are a player, coach, manager, or new to the league.


Please go to the forum, create a login and post.