Cairo, Egypt – 28th of February 2023: Makadi Heights, one of Orascom Developments’ fully integrated towns in the Red Sea Governorate, and Stryx Sports, Dubai’s leading sports services provider, have signed a cooperation protocol to provide unparalleled sports programs to support Egypt’s emerging national athletes.
The agreement was signed by Tamer Dewidar, CEO of Makadi Heights and Byoum El Fayoum and interim CEO of O West, and Seif Tawfik, CEO of Stryx Sports. The agreement entails Stryx Sports managing Makadi Heights’ sports facilities, such as the football, tennis, padel courts, and swimming pools. In addition, Stryx Sports will introduce and manage multi-sport camps for kids ages 3 to 12. This agreement paves the way to further expansion plans introducing academies, after-school activities, sports events and competitions in Makadi Heights.
Tamer Dewidar, CEO Of Makadi Heights said, “Our partnership with Stryx Sports represents yet another significant milestone in Makadi Heights’ progression plan. This strategic collaboration aims to provide premium services and facilities that offer an array of unforgettable experiences for residents, visitors, and tourists alike. Makadi Heights is committed to create special moments for homeowners and residents that will last a lifetime at this ultimate family destination at the Red Sea Governorate.”
Seif Tawfik, CEO of Stryx Sports, “We are pleased to be expanding our services to Egypt specifically in Makadi Heights. We have been firm believers that sports are an essential component of any society’s well-being. Thus, we are keen to see our seeds sprout and reap the benefits of our efforts to manage world-class sports facilities and create the most engaging sports camps and programs for the Red Sea community.”
He added: “For 15 years, Stryx Sports has been using the power of sports to drive positive change in young people. Our mission is two-fold: we aim not only to develop their athletic skills but also to build character and resilience – qualities through running multi sports camps to keep kids active and to learn core values that will stay with them long after they leave our program. We’re proud that our efforts have made us a key player across the Middle East, as this region boasts huge potential for sports talent development.”
Makadi Heights is a proud supporter of Egyptian sports, having been actively involved for a long period, Makadi Heights’ organized a football tournament that witnessed an impressive total of 410 players competing – consisting of 30 male and 10 female teams with contestants ranging from 18 years old upwards.
Stryx Sports has been operating in Dubai since 2008. It established the Barca Academy, bringing FC Barcelona coaches to the country to ensure excellent training. Moreover, Stryx Sports has also established NBA Basketball School in the UAE in 2019.
It is worth noting that Makadi Heights is known for its strategic location 15 minutes from Hurghada and 20 minutes from the airport. It is also an unbeatable family destination, with events and activities suitable for all family members — bringing everyone together in one community with its premium experiences and facilities. Makadi Heights started its first phase’s delivery, in which 248 units were delivered. The town managed to deliver 126 units ahead of schedule, and 122 as per promised delivery dates. In addition, Makadi Heights delivered “Bayou lagoon” in 2022 two years ahead of its planned date.
About Makadi Heights:
Makadi Heights, one of Orascom development’s integrated towns, is located in Makadi Bay in the Red Sea Governorate, on a total area of 3.75 million square meters, 15 minutes away from Hurghada International Airport, 20 minutes away from Hurghada City center. The town is built at an elevation of 78 meters above sea level, at the highest point in Makadi Bay offering exceptional panoramic views of the Red Sea, with more than 85 percent of its total acreage given to green spaces, water features, and open spaces. . Makadi Heights includes various tennis courts, football fields, skating rinks, and others. In addition, sports courts are designed according to international standards, providing its customers with a unique experience and allowing them to give their best. Additionally, the town offers different types of rsidentiaal units, a nursery planned to be open in 2023, and commercial area.