FC Barcelona intends to establish new female football team in USA

Bartomeu in NYCFollowing the launching of new office in New York City, Josep Maria Bartomeu declares the intention of the club to establish a new female football team in the United States. The president was speaking to the Barca TV in Empire State Building where the new office is located.

In the speech to the club’s TV,

This is a circumstance that FC Barcelona would like to exploit in order to boost its profile in the United States. He explained that one of the club’s targets is to “create a team that can take part in the National Women’s Soccer League” in the form of a franchise “that will help us to promote the club”. But that’s not the only sports project that FC Barcelona has in mind for North America. The president added that in the future Barça is also proposing “the creation of a futsal team to compete in the local leagues”.

Source: FC Barcelona official website.

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