FC Barcelona Youth Academy Spanish coaches Jordi Aguilar and Albert Batalla pose with camp members.
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FC Barcelona coaches spearhead Milo football camp in Cebu
(The Philippine Star) - September 12, 2018 - 2:50pm

CEBU CITY – Committed to getting kids into sports to learn important life values and providing them access to world-class training, Milo and FC Barcelona held a special football clinic for over 80 underprivileged Cebuano kids during their latest installment of the Road to Barcelona invitational program last September 10 at the Cebu City Sports Complex.

Visiting FCB Youth Academy Spanish coaches Jordi Aguilar and Albert Batalla led the training session for the beneficiaries from the Cebu City Central Elementary School and the Sisters of Mary School — Boystown, the bases of local grassroots efforts in the city and in the province.

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The young Cebuano athletes experienced playing the Barca way through theoretical lessons and practical drills. During the training, Milo and FC Barcelona inculcated the “HEART” values of humility, effort, ambition, respect, and teamwork.

“We are honored and grateful to have FC Barcelona and Milo partner [for] our grassroots programs for this incredible experience for our Cebuano grassroots communities,” said Cebu City divison sports coordinator Francis Ramirez.

“We know that what they’ve learned here, the skills and most importantly, the values, will only push them to become even better, both on and off the field,” he added.

“Through this special opportunity, we hope to nourish the ambitions of these kids and inspire them to continue pursuing sports. We strongly believe that sports is a powerful teacher that will help them succeed and become champions in life,” added Nestle executive Willy de Ocampo.

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