FOOTBALL FANS: There Are 6 International Teams And 3 Club Teams Training In Dubai This Week

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Every year around this time football teams descend on Dubai for training. The climate is better this time of year, otherwise they would be here during the summer pre-season as-well. While the English premier league seems to be playing every single day at the moment, other European leagues are having their customary mid-season break. That, coupled with the upcoming African Nations cup taking place, had led to six international teams and three club teams currently training in Dubai by our count. They are: 


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Here are the first week of fixtures for the African Nations

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