PART ONE: Berdejo-del-Fresno travels to Barcelona
International Futsal Academy Head of Coaching & Sport Science and England Futsal Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach, Daniel Berdejo-del-Fresno travelled to Barcelona to coach twenty one players from the World United Futsal Academy joining FC Barcelona Coach and Academy Director, Andreu Plaza and USA Futsal Senior National Team Coach, Vava Marques from December 21-23.
A highly respected coach both nationally and internationally having coached at a number of the best Futsal clubs in England including Manchester Futsal, Sheffield Futsal and Loughborough Futsal; in addition to over fifty international fixtures with the England National Team coaching staff. Berdejo-del-Fresno, assisted in preparations for a tournament due to take place later in December with training sessions taking place at the FC Barcelona Training Facility “Joan Gamper”. Two teams will enter The 4th Annual World Futsal Cup tournament taking place from December 27-31, 2015 in Blanes, Spain.
Marques has been the Assistant Coach of the United States Futsal National Team for the past fifteen years and previously coached alongside Berdejo-del-Fresno, most recently with Team PFL at the Professional Futsal League SupaCopa 2015 held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Center at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Andreu Plaza is the current coach of the Barcelona “B” Team and architect of the FC Barcelona Youth Academy, widely known to be the best youth futsal academy in the world.