Toni Claveria (second left) and coach Duc (second right) (Photo: baodanang.vn)

Da Nang (VNA) - Toni Claveria, Director of projects for Barcelona football school in Asia and Oceania (FCBEscola), has paid a working visit to SHB Da Nang to discuss constructing an academy in the central city.

A source from SHB Da Nang said on August 31 that a FCBEscola representative visited SHB Da Nang’s football training centre and the new 20,000-seat Hoa Xuan Stadium and witnessed a SHB Da Nang’s youth team training session in Lien Chieu district.

Claveria was impressed with SHB Da Nang’s facilities and hoped for future co-operation between FCBEscola and the Da Nang team.

FCBEscola is the school model of FC Barcelona, exported internationally with the aim of extending the Barcelona brand to the world.

Da Nang will use its new stadium, which cost 10.3 million USD, for the 2017-18 season.

Da Nang team, who won the V.League championship in 1992, 2009 and 2012, finished fourth last year.-VNA