Presentation of FCB Escola in Nara (Japan)
Katapult Sports, in collaboration with Amazing Sports Lab Japan (ASLJ), have closed the deal with FC Barcelona to open a new FCB Escola in Nara (Japan) in April 2018. This will be the third FCB Soccer School opened by the club in Japan after the ones opened in Fukuoka in 2012 and Katsushika (Tokyo) in 2015.
The agreement was presented to the public on February 20th 2018 in a press conference held in Nara. David Tisner, CEO of Katapult Sports was present in the event, alongside with Mr. Toni Clavería (Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific region of FCB Escola Projects), ASLJ, represented by Mr. Mitsuru Hamada, the Major of Ikoma city, Mr. Masashi Koshiba, and Mr. Masayuki Yamazawa, as representative of HOS Higashi Ikoma Stadium.