Abdul Rahim Al Zarooni and Abdulrahman Falaknaz are the two leading entrepreneurs of the UAE that brought the vision of Dubai Sports City to life. Their passion for sports fuels their dedication to the Dubai Sports City

development and inspires the lifestyle they want to share with all the community’s residents. The two men have been pillars of the Dubai business community for decades and are emboldened daily by the steady progression of Dubai Sports City.

Abdul Rahim Al Zarooni

Mr. Al Zarooni, the Dubai Sports City Board Chairman, a Dubai Sports City Partner and the Chairman of the Al Zarooni Group of Companies, is one of the few businessmen to initiate a diverse sector business holding within the Emirate of Dubai. The Al Zarooni Group of Companies was founded in the early sixties and has since diversified in size and stature across various disciplines of the Emirate’s business development.

In construction, the Group is one of the largest construction companies within the Emirate of Dubai and is also well known for its golf course residential communities built in the United States, which have received numerous “Best Community” awards. As Chairman and Partner of Dubai Sports City, Mr. Al Zarooni brings immense knowledge of realty and other matters related to the project.

Abdulrahman Falaknaz

Mr. Falaknaz is a Dubai Sports City Partner and President of the Falaknaz Group, which has business interests ranging across Construction, Real Estate, Retail (including Mall ownership and Management), Sports and Sports-related trading, Exhibitions Management and Jewelry.

Mr. Falaknaz is as prominent a businessman as he is a pioneer of sports promotion in the UAE and is involved at an Executive level in a number of sporting associations that include being Chairman of the Dubai Cricket Council,Vice-President of the UAE Tennis Association, Board Member of the UAE National Olympic Association, Director of Finance at the UAE National Olympic Association and Honorary Board Member of the UAE Fencing Association. Mr. Falaknaz has been dedicated to the development of sports amongst the younger generations of the UAE and has been the creative force behind the sports academies at Dubai Sports City.