FC Barcelona to open soccer schools in Charlotte, Nigeria

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The FC Barcelona Board of Directors has approved the creation of two new FCBEscolas in Charlotte and Lagos, Nigeria, in accordance with the growth strategy and implementation of new schools around the world.

FCBEscola Charlotte will host around 300 youngsters while the Lagos school will take in roughly 500. The latest two schools will take the total of FCBEscolas to 21 in five continents.

“The objective of this expansion is to export the Barca methodology and values to the children of Africa and the United States, guaranteeing them a quality sporting education under the guidance of the club’s coaches,” said FCBEscola director Òscar Grau.

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