The FC Barcelona board of directors has ratified the club’s decision to stop belonging to the Association of Spanish Handball Clubs (ASOBAL), although it will continue to play in all Spanish competitions (Liga Sacyr Asobal, Copa del Rey, Supercopa and Copa Asobal).
As reported by the Barça entity, the decision has been adopted since the Spanish Handball Federation (RFEBM) approved, at its last General Assembly held in June, that it is not mandatory to be part of ASOBAL to dispute the championships.
In addition, at the last telematic meeting of the board, Barça announced the opening of the Barça Academy PRO Miami, which will open its doors on August 12 at three locations in the city, Miami Shores, Hialeah and Kendall.
The Board of Directors approved on February 11 the creation of this second Barça Academy PRO in the United States, in addition to the one that already works in New York, on Long Island.
The Barça Academy PRO are managed directly by the Club, both the sporting and the financial side. There are currently 46 Barça Academy scattered around the world.
The club has also reported a collaboration agreement with the Ministry of the Interior of the Generalitat to adhere to the Security Protocol against sexual violence in leisure settings.
The agreement, which has a duration of four years, establishes, among other agreements, that the Club will comply with and enforce the Protocol agreements, will ensure that all those responsible and all the personnel under their responsibility that intervene in the development of activities of leisure receive compulsory training in sexual violence as provided in the Protocol.
Furthermore, the club has announced the appointment of the new FC Barcelona Compliance. This is Mireia Simona, current Compliance Analyst, as the new Compliance Officer of FC Barcelona, the Foundation and BLM, who will report directly to the Compliance Committee, and will assume all the management responsibilities of this position. EFE