Jordi Roura at the Ciutat Esportiva / PHOTO: FCB Archive

Jordi Roura has been named as the new Director of Youth Football at FC Barcelona. In a board meeting on Monday, the Club Board decided to give the former assistant coach of the first team the responsibility of overseeing the youth set up from the very youngest level all the way to Barça B.

The board meeting also inlcuded details of the processes involved in contracting playera at youth level, the subject of which the Club was recently subjected to a ban from FIFA which was ratified by CAS. The Board has adopted measures to avoid the mistakes of the past being repeated in the future.

FC Barcelona have also signed a licensing agreement with Israeli new technology company Kibo Mobile Tech Ltd. This licensing agreement will last three years and is global, with the exception of Japan.

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