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Indian team players visit FCBEscola

Indian players at the FCBEscola

Indian players at the FCBEscola

Indian internationals Climax Lawrance, Gouramangi Moirangthem Singh, Clifford Miranda, Jeje Lalpekhluah and C.S. Sabeeth today visited the FCBEscola (the FC Barcelona training camp) at The Heritage School, Gurgaon.

The Indian footballers interacted with the young participants and also played a friendly match involving FC Barcelona coaches Aleix Gibert Buxeda and Antoni Claveria.

FC Barcelona in association with Conscient Football is running two training camps in NCR. The first camp was held at The British School, Delhi between December 30, 2011 – January 04, 2012 and the second ongoing camp is being held at The Heritage School, Gurgaon.

A total number of 360 children are part of the camps in the age group Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14 and Under 17, including 20 girls and 18 children from the economically weaker sections.

Ex-Barcelona player and now coach at FCBEscola Josep ‘Pep’ Moratalla is leading the training assisted by 2 Spanish coaches, 6 coaches from Conscient Football and 6 assistants.

Pictures of the FCBEscola and the visit by the Indian internationals are available at

(Article based on the official press release)