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Barcelona academy to open in mid April

Spanish giants FC Barcelona on Wednesday announced the date of the opening of its football academy. The FCBEscola academy will open by mid-April 2013, and operate out of two centres. The FCBEscola, the official football school of the La Liga leaders, will have a program along with Conscient Football that runs all year round, in which chosen students will train twice a week. The academy is open for players 6-16 years. Once a player is selected to the ‘Escola’ he can graduate to the nect year based on performance. The Heritage School, Gurgaon will be the main centre and IOS Maidan, Centre for Sports at Shivaji College, Delhi as a satellite centre. Barcelona will have the capacity to train a total of 300 kids and also give up to 15 scholarships to talented children from the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) of society.
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