Founded in 2019 by Hossam Hikal, a passionate figure in football, our academy located in Amsterdam-Zuid is dedicated to unlocking the true potential of every player. Hossam himself has a rich history in the world of football, starting to play at a young age in Egypt and having played alongside talents such as Mohamed Salah (Liverpool). After experiencing an injury that marked a turning point in his career, Hossam decided to focus on coaching and player development.
He honed his coaching skills at the Atletico Madrid Academy and Feyenoord Academy in Cairo before settling in the Netherlands. Today, Hossam brings his expertise to AVV Swift as the Head of Development and coach of the Saturday JO15-1 team. His journey is also marked by obtaining a UEFA coaching license, attesting to his competence and professionalism.
In addition to his work with teams, Hossam offers individual training tailored to each level of experience. Passionate about innovation and developing new training exercises, he is committed to helping each player improve their skills and surpass their limits. At Gold Football, we value personalized guidance to bring out the best in every player. If you would like to learn more about Hossam's inspiring work and join our academy, please don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to supporting you on your football journey.
Welcome to Gold Football, where passion meets potential.
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.