Soccastars came about to capitalize on the boom of reality programs on TV, mixing it with another very appealing ingredient: Soccer! SoccaStars is a Reality / Sports program that has both a sports and a media component. Due to its multi-country spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the Portugal success story, the natural soccer appeal in the region, and airing on Future Television plus local terrestrials, Soccastars is poised to attract millions of viewers from across the Arab World.

Broken down into strategic phases of Tryouts - The hunt for young talented Arab players to become the next Arab SoccaStar, leading into being short listed to participate in the Pre-SoccaStars Academy - amongst the young talented soccer players in the region who will undergo extensive testing to be eliminated to 25 to enter the 4 week SoccaStars Academy - from which 1 contestant will be chosen to become the next Arab SoccaStar - earning an annual contract with the leading English premiership club New Castle United to train and lead the life of an international professional soccer player.

All this was conducted by experts, using the scientific testing method, Supaskills the official FIFA licensed skills measurement and ratings system. Viewers had the opportunity to participate in choosing the ultimate finalists, with interaction through IVR and SMS. A Pan Arab 'competitiveness spirit' was fuelled by this program. The winners were Sadook Elhag from Algeria, Mohamed Ghabas from Egypt, Abed rahman Bokhary from Sudia Arabia Kingdom.

Episodes: 42
Aired 2004 on Future TV
Directed by: Mohamed Shaaban
Collaborators: Stryx Sports, Fuchs, Abdul Latif Al Jameel (Toyota), Barbican, Arpu, Wadi Degla Sports Club