The Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the reason behind establishing Real Madrid Academy to Port –Harcourt was to pave way for young stars so that they can realise their future dreams.
He stated this on Monday in in Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeau Stadium in Spain.
He assured that the academy will give the youths exposure and they will also get mentorship from seasoned professionals.
He stated: “We are preparing the Real Madrid Academy as a veritable pathway for our young stars to be international football talents and for them to realise their dreams.
“We will offer them exposure, nurturing opportunities and mentorship by world renowned professionals at the Real Madrid Academy. In establishing the Real Madrid Academy, the Rivers State Government took into consideration the culture and reality of the state.
“Taking the interest of our youths, the Real Madrid Academy is designed for culture and holistic programmes with a comprehensive package for the acquisition of high level knowledge in a comfortable and inspiring environment.”