Red Bull Wanna Panna : Keep it, Kick it, Street Style Football
The second Red Bull Wanna Panna football event in Kuwait is set to kick-off on Thursday March 28 with the first qualification round taking place at Souq Sharq at 7pm. The event will consist of three qualifiers and a final. Each qualification will feature 64 players while the final will feature the top 16 qualified participants.
Red Bull Wanna Panna is a one-to-one competition and winner will be the person who scores 3 goals or 1 panna. All competitions will be held in a 6×6 meters cage with no time limit.
Panna, Gate in Surinamese, is a type of street football in which fine dribbling counts However, Panna is more than just a football game; it is a lifestyle, completed with urban clothing and street slang. The trick is to impose yourself on your opponents through the nutmeg skill. Scoring a Panna is considered as the ultimate embarrassment to your rival, earning you respect and making you hero of the street. Competitors train for days, weeks and months to master the ultimate trick to knock their opponents.
Panna is an exciting new variation of football, it teaches the importance of control and individual skills. Modern football relies on speed and skills and mastering Panna will help you achieve that goal. In recent years Panna football has taken on a new meaning; it is part today of a growing street football scene that includes freestylers.
Below is the schedule of the event: