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About us

Gold Football is a football academy in Amsterdam-Zuid that was founded in 2019 by Hossam Hikal. Hossam has been active in the football world since 2001. He started playing football in Egypt at the age of ten and stayed on this path the following twelve years. He first played football at the club Al Moqaouloun Al Arab together with Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) and then at Zamalek, the National Youth team U18, Al Shams, Al Entag Al Harby and other professional clubs, until he got injured and decided to become a football trainer.


Mohamed Salah (left) and Hossam Hikal (right) at Moqaouloun Al Arab (2006).

Hossam got the opportunity to develop his trainer skills at the Atletico Madrid Academy and the Feyenoord Academy in Cairo for a couple of years before he moved to the Netherlands. In Amsterdam, he continued his work as a trainer at AVV Swift and SC Buitenveldert. He currently works at AVV Swift as Head of Development and as coach of the JO15-1 Saturday team. He also holds a UEFA trainer license.


In addition to coaching teams, Hossam offers individual trainings to players of any experience level. He is extremely passionate about developing new training exercises and helping football players to improve their skills. He gives all players the individual guidance they need to exceed their potential.


If you want to know more about Hossam's work, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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