Ilaix Moriba, born in Conakry (Guinea), arrived at Barça in 2010, at the age of seven, from Espanyol’s youth system. Starting in the Under-9s C team, he quickly moved up to the Under-10s A side. Always playing ahead of his age group, he was a league champion with the Under-10s A, Under-11s C, Under-12s A , Under-13s B, Under-13s A, Under-15s B and Under-16s A team, as well as winning the LaLiga Promises International tournament in 2015 in Miami. He started the 2018/19 season with the Under-19s B team, but was moved to the Under-19s A team mid-season. That year he featured in five games in the UEFA Youth League, with a total of 298 minutes played, scoring a goal in the Round of 16 match against Hertha in Berlin.
In the 2019/20 season he excelled with the Under-19s A side, playing 9 league games and scoring 4 goals. He also played three Youth League games. His great performances led him to receive him the opportunity with Barça B, for whom he played a total of 8 matches -three of which as a starter in the Playoffs.
He is a strong player with a fast sprint and a great touch, as well as an eye for goal.