Albirex Niigata Football Club (S) Announces Partnership with Soccer Services Barcelona and establishes a methodology Department.


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We are pleased to announce that Albirex Niigata FC (S) has entered into a partnership with SOCCER SERVICES BARCELONA, S.L. (Head office: Spain) and will establish a new Methodology Department within the club. The Methodology Department will introduce the "Ekkono Method," a top player development program, with Mr.Marçal Trulls Sevillano as our first Methodology Department Director.

Methodology Department

Date of Establishment

May 1, 2023


To establish a unified development policy and training methods across all categories of the academy, and to establish a consistent style of play throughout Albirex Niigata FC Singapore from the top team to the soccer school.

Director of Methodology department

Marçal Trulls Sevillano

Birth place

Barcelona, Spain


UEFA B and UEFA A License *Professional License

Coaching Experience

Ekkono method Licensed Coach at Soccer Service Barcelona, where he has been involved in the following projects:

Brunei National Team Assistant Coach
East Bengal FC (India) Assistant Coach
Oman Club (Oman) Assistant Coach
Buriram United (Thailand) Academy Coach
CE Vila Olimpica (Spain) Academy Coach


A group of coaches from Barcelona, Spain, who hold clinics and provide coaching to professional players in major leagues all around the world. The coaching method that they advocate is called the "Ekkono Method”.

Past Contracts

Paris Saint-Germain (France), CF Pachuca (Mexico), Japan Football Association, FC Barcelona, etc.

Coaching Achievements

Carles Puyol (ex-FC Barcelona), Cesc Fabregas (ex-Arsenal), Jordi Alba (FC Barcelona), and many other current national team players and current J-League players.


What is the Ekkono Method?

The Ekkono Method is a method of coaching that develops of world-class top players from Barcelona, Spain. The goal of the method is to develop smart players with good judgment and imagination. The four elements (game, perception, questions, and concepts) that make up the Ekkono Method are used in the training process to develop world-class top players.


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