Remo Stars President, Hon Kunle Soname has revealed that the plan for the future is to produce through players from his club’s proposed “World Class Academy”.
The Ogun born father, mentor and motivator made this declaration during a visit to the office of the Hon Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare.
“We have everything you can find in a European Academy. We have four Standard Pitches, 108 accommodation for players, 30 rooms for coaches and 10 rooms for Scouts.
“We are bringing in four coaches from Portugal and add our local coaches to them. It’s a four year program, by this time these lads should be ready.
The philanthropist promised to invite the Hon Minister to help commission the project when it is ready.
“Once this project is fully ready, we hope to invite the Hon Minister of Sports to help commission before next summer.”
On the plans for the world class Academy, Hon Soname said, “We are collaborating with the Portuguese Football Federation to send us coaches, nutritionists and physiotherapists.”
Kunle Soname is a Nigerian politician, entrepreneur, sport enthusiast and the chairman of Bet9ja, a betting website he founded in 2013. He is also the first Nigerian to acquire a European club C.D. Feirense which he bought in 2015.