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Barcelona to sell title rights to Nou Camp to help fight against pandemic

Barcelona are to give a sponsor naming rights to the Nou Camp for the first time for one year and contribute all the revenue to fighting coronavirus.

Barcelona stadium, Camp Nou in Catalan has only one name since opening in 1957.

Barca Foundation will find a sponsor for 2020-21 as La Liga champions have given the title rights to them.

“Revenue will be used to fund research projects and the worldwide fight against the pandemic,” the club said.

“FC Barcelona and Barca Foundation consider it a necessity that at this time of humanitarian crisis, the institution should use all its resources to fight against the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences.”

Spain is in the four countries in the world where death toll rises to more than 20,000 till date. They signed a deal with the Qatar Foundation as they have no shirt sponsor until 2010, while charity UNICEF had appeared on their shirts from 2006.

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