SHAIKH Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty for Charity Works and Youth Affairs and chairman of Board of Trustees of the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) welcomed Real Madrid star striker Karim Benzema at the Real Madrid Foundation Academy in Riffa Views.
Benezema was in Bahrain to attend the final of the Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan Football Tournament - Nasser 11 last Thursday at the Khalifa Sports City Stadium.
Shaikh Nasser heaped praise on Benzema for this achievements as a professional footballer. He also praised Real Madrid’s support for the Real Madrid Foundation Academy in Bahrain and its humanitarian and charitable initiative to support orphans, widows and needy people.
Benzema expressed his sincere gratitude and appreciation to Shaikh Nasser for his interest in youth activities and his support for the Real Madrid Foundation Academy.
An agreement was also signed between RCO and the Real Madrid Foundation whereby RCO was granted the right to operate the Real Madrid Foundation Academy in Bahrain.