Barcelona Director To Visit Kenpong Academy

FLASHBACK: Kenpong (L) with some Barcelona Directors and Kwesi Appiah


The director of scouting for FC Barcelona (Barcelona), Mr. Paulo Araujo, last night arrived in the country to visit Kenpong Football Academy in Winneba from January 10-13, 2024.

During the visit, Mr. Araujo will inspect facilities at the Academy, watch a number of training sessions and interact with players and officials of the Academy.

He will also meet officials of government and non-governmental agencies in charge of sports in the country.

This is a reciprocal visit to Kenpong after a high-powered delegation from Kenpong Academy led by its Managing Director, Mr. Kennedy Agyepong paid a visit to Barcelona in June 2023 to initiate discussions for a partnership between Kenpong and Barcelona. Other members of the delegation included Mr. Kwasi Appiah, current head coach of the Sudan National Football team and Mr. Nikola Jaegerfeld, international relations consultant.

During the visit, Kenpong held meetings with some board members of Barcelona led by the first vice president of Barcelona, Mr. Rafael Yuste i Abel, members of the coaching and scouting departments of Barcelona, among others.

Mr. Paulo Araujo is an experienced and accomplished coaching and scouting professional with several years of working experience in Europe and Africa. This visit will take to a notch higher the relationship between Kenpong and Barcelona.