The Rivers State Government has commenced the selection process for admission into the Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
This was made known in a statement issued by the media aide to the State Commissioner of Education, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku, Faustina Nwanekwu.
According to the statement, the admission process began with an aptitude test held at the premises of Model Girls Secondary School, Rumuokwuta, Port Harcourt.
“Supervised by the state Commissioner for Education Professor Kaniye Ebeku and the S.A on Real Madrid Football Academy, Rivers State, Mr. Christopher Green, the exercise was held under strict compliance with all COVID-19 health protocols.
“Candidates were required to wear nose masks, and to ensure physical and social distancing; 24 classrooms and 120 sitting capacity hall were used for the test.
“The exercise was well organised and managed. There was palpable enthusiasm for the exercise, and equal eagerness on the part of prospective candidates to gain admission into the specialised academy.
“The process continues on Tuesday at the Sharks Stadium, Port Harcourt, with practical screening to assess the candidates’ footballing skills.”
Source: Naija News