Two FC Barcelona football schools to start operating in Indonesia
The FCB Escola project is continuing to expand around the world. Barça will open two schools in Indonesia in 2012, where football is growing exponentially.
Barcelona (FCB).- Barça will open two football school in Indonesia. The \u2018FCB Escola\u2019 project is continuing to expand around the world. Last Tuesday in Jakarta \u2013Indonesia\u2019s capital- the project was presented with two new FC Barcelona soccer schools. One will be a residential training centre for children aged between 12 and 18 on the outskirts of the capital. The other school will be for children aged between 5 and 12.
Indonesia is a growing power, with 220 million inhabitants, and football is also gaining ground in the country. FCB Escola has organised a range of activities around the country in the hope of reaching as many children as possible and integrating them in the new project that Xevi Marcé, director of FCB Escola, considers \u201Cvery important and ambitious\u201D.
An expected 250 players are going to be at FCB Escola Indonesia each year, thanks to the support of the investment group Analytics Excellion. Like the other projects around the world that are endorsed by the FC Barcelona seal of quality, FCB Escola will promote the excellence of La Masia model, the school where many FC Barcelona\u2019s first team players trained as kids and teenagers. The Masia model not only teaches children to play football, but also values the FC Barcelona promotes, such as solidarity, responsibility, effort, and friendship.