Real Madrid Academy: Pundits Hail Green’s Appointment
The appointment of Barr. Christopher Green on real Madrid Football Academy as a
round peg in a round hole.
Sports enthusiast who spoke with The Vortex sports
correspondent during a chat said they believed that Barr. Green will use his
wealth of experience as a seasoned sports administrator to achieve the
According to them, the Governor recognized the expertise and
exposure of Barr. Green who is capable of taking the Academy to the next level,
stressing that with free hands for him to operate, he would be able to build an
Academy that Rivers State and indeed Nigeria will be proud of.
They expressed hope that the Governor is set to breed top
class male and female footballers for the future in Rivers State and and urged all true sons and daughters of
Rivers State to support the programme.
A sports journalists and commentator, Comrade Jim
Udede-Opuka stated that the appointment of Barr. Christopher Green as special
adviser to the governor on Real Madrid Football Academy is a recognition of
expertise and exposure.
According to him Green has shown capacity and adeptness in
sports administration, especially football, stressing that through established
contracts, he expect him to streamline the appreciations of the elite Real
Madrid Academy in line with the dreams and vision of Governor Nyesom Wike.
A sport reporter, Mr. Barivale Akpo said, “He is a man I
believe has the experience and what it takes to build football, being in Rivers
State Football Association (FA), that have understand the politics of the game.
Akpo said his appointment as special Adviser to handle Real
Madrid Academy in fact that Governor Wike want to grow football and Green is
one person that will be able to build and handle Real Madrid Football Academy.
Governor Wike would be prepared to do the needful without politics and
ethnicity aptly adding that with the
appointment, Governor Wike has proved that any decision that would not make the
Academy to grow should be avoided.
He also lauded governor Wike for the appointment and
enjoined all to support the programme to succeed.