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Real Madrid Opens A Football Academy In Rivers State, Nigeria

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Nigeria said on Tuesday that the Real Madrid football club’s management will launch the Real Madrid Football Academy in Rivers State, by the first week of March 2018.

Ronaldo in Nigeria at Real Madrid Football Academy

He continues by saying that the Real Madrid Football Academy would start up the football business in Rivers and that the equipments that had been supplied  in the Real Madrid Football Academy project would help to produce good quality international stars at the State.

“Sport is a major source of income that can not be overlooked by any government worthy of the name. This administration will continue to support the sport,”  he concludes.

The National President of the Association of Sports Writers of Nigeria (SWAN), Mr. Honor Sirawo congratulated Governor Wike for his dedication to the advancement of sports in Nigeria.