FourFourTwo Arabia welcomes new Editor

Newly launched football magazine, FourFourTwo Arabia has appointed Ali Khaled to the role of Editor. Ali previously worked with 7DAYS as Managing Editor and with The National as Senior Sports Columnist after which he most recently worked as a freelance writer. In his new role, he will oversee the editorial content of FourFourTwo Arabia and develop an engaging digital presence as well as concise content strategies for the growth of the magazine across the region.

“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to edit FourFourTwo Arabia, and look forward to reaching a wide football audience in the Middle East and beyond,” says Ali. “There is a real opportunity to produce strong stories from the Middle East in a fresh, modern way, as well as continuing to cover the global game in the way that the FourFourTwo brand has become known for.”

FourFourTwo Arabia launches in the region

International football magazine FourFourTwo launches in the UAE as Published by Motivate Publishing, will be available in English and Arabic to offer football lovers across the Middle East insightful analysis and access to the biggest games, as well as advice on playing better and witty coverage of football matches.

“The launch of is another huge step for Motivate’s ever growing digital presence in the region,” says Mark Evans, Group Editor, Motivate Publishing. “It’s a site that football fans will love – covering all aspects of Middle East football, from club to international level, as well as the best of the English, Spanish and European leagues. And, importantly, it will be available in both English and Arabic. We’re big football fans here, so we can’t wait to get started.”