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International Duties: Governor Wike Meets With Ronaldo, As Real Madrid Plans On Opening A Football Academy In Rivers State



Governor Wike meets Cristiano Ronaldo and Ramos as Real Madrid plans to open a football academy in Rivers Photos 768x408 600x319

The controversial governor seems to be putting Nigeria on forefront of the world of football, as he was seen with his Aides at the football academy in Madrid.

The Governor whose main aim is to bring development to the people of Rivers was seen embarking on an inspection of the training facility at the academy with his aides.

In the meeting with Real Madrid stars, Ronaldo and Ramos, Mr. Wike said that the objective of setting up the Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State is to develop stars that would rule the world in the nearest future

“We are using football as one of the key empowerment programmes for the next generation. We want to grow international football stars from a tender age.

“We will tap from the experience and exposure of Real Madrid and their stars. This is a project that will revolutionise football in Rivers State and Nigeria,” Mr. Wike noted.

He assured that the academy to be established in the state will be of international standard and will take into consideration the education of the children.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos lauded Mr. Wike for his commitment to the development of the game of football.

 Rivers State Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye, said that the Real Madrid Affiliated Football Academy will enhance the game of football in the state.

Also, the outcome seems to be positive as Real Madrid agrees on opening an Academy in Rivers state and the Governor was feeling so ecstatic as he was seen taking posing with the world best footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, his son and defender, Sergio Ramos!.


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