The Governor of River State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revealed that Real Madrid Football Academy in Port harcourt will be completed and commission by ending of May, 2019.
Addressing the newsmen after inspecting the on going projects on Tuesday, Wike said that the Academy would groom further international footballs stars.
According to him, the project will create talented soccer players and manpower that will positively impact the economy of the state.
“This project will be completed and commissioned before the end of May this year. As you can see, the facilities are almost set”he said.
“This facility will create International soccer stars and develop the economy of the state”.
He said contrary to propaganda by the opposition, the Real Madrid Football has been developed since it was initiated.
“Already 12 coaches are already in training in Madrid to work at at the Academy. This academy will help the state”,he said.
He noted that so many soccer enthusiasts have already applied for admission into the Academy.