12 December 2011

First training in Japanese lands

Nearly a hundred international media and many fans have followed the first session in Yokohama.

Great excitement in the first training of FC Barcelona in Yokohama, ​​a city where houses and play their games the Club World Cup. Los de Guardiola have been trained to a high expectation of the media and Japanese fans. After being received in the early morning at Narita Airport, outside Tokyo, for about a hundred enthusiastic fans Nipponese with the colors of the team, Barça delegation to attend two official FIFA commitments.

Early in the 23 players and the coach, Josep Guardiola , have attended the photo session of the competition and a technical talk Instructor FIFA referees, Steve Bennett, with whom to talk and discuss videos on the regulation the tournament.

At noon (local time), Barcelona has been trained in the field of local computer training Yokohama Marinos, where he waited nearly a hundred international media and many fans who were at the gates and curious peered out from the surrounding buildings.

Guardiola scheduled a very gentle workout for about an hour in which the players performed balloon stretching, rounds, races and a chat with the coaching staff.

The Training Center Yokohama Marinos , which already has a store of FC Barcelona, ​​FC Barcelona has offered to issue a quarter hour of training open to media, while the rest of the exercises were performed behind closed doors.

Today is the first step in the preparation of the FC Barcelona play in Japan before, on Thursday, one of the Club World Cup semifinals at the Al Sadd of Qatar, which got rid of the Tunisian Esperance in the quarterfinals of the tournament 2-1. (via FCBarcelona.cat)