Presentation of Barça Academy Shinagawa Oimachi in Tokyo (Japan)
Katapult Sports and Amazing Sports Lab Japan (ASLJ), have negotiated with FC Barcelona the opening of the fourth Barça Academy in the country. The new Academy will be based in downtown Tokyo, in the recently opened Oimachi Sporu facilities in the district of Shinagawa. Barça Academy Shinagawa Oimachi, the second one in the city of Tokyo, will be operative from September 2018 and joins the existing Academies in Fukuoka, Katsushika (Tokyo) and Nara.
The agreement was presented to the public on July 22nd 2018 in a press conference held in Tokyo. Mr. Toni Clavería (Barça Academy Project Director for the Asia-Pacific region), Mr. Mitsuru Hamada, in representation of ASLJ, and David Tisner, CEO of Katapult Sports, were present in the event.