He spoke after Friday’s State Executive Council Meeting in Government House Port Harcourt.
According to him, council directed that the Ministry of Education should liaise with the Special Adviser to the Governor on Real Madrid Football Academy to determine the number of teachers that would be needed in the school.
He said the recruitment would be carried out by a consultant to ensure that only qualified teachers are hired.
Professor Ebeku stated that qualified teachers would help to achieve the vision behind the Academy and also promote quality education.
Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye described the commencement of activities at the school as a dream come through for sports development not only in the State but Nigeria as a whole.
He expressed happiness that one of the developmental strides of Governor Wike in sports development has materialized.
According to him, his ministry will commence the process of receiving applications and recruitment of those that will be the pioneer students of the academy.