Once, when we entered the Stadium from Maicao to view one of the classics that for years accustomed the Real Maicao and Union Maicao, my son drew a careless sign where you could read the name of the sports scene and asked me: who was Hernando Rene Urrea? It is the same question that should be making hundreds of children and young maicaeros who have not able to know the biography of one of the most important sports leaders of the sport amateur in the country and possibly the most prominent in the Department of La Guajira. Hernando Urrea Acosta was an intellectual dedicated to reading and studying, and who had the opportunity to pursue their specialization in labor law at the prestigious University La Sorbonne in France and hobnob with personalities of science, literature and the law in Colombia and France. When he returned Maicao was devoted to combine his work as a lawyer with his work as a sports leader: was a member of the Municipal Committee of Founder of the Municipal Board of sports and football. In these scenarios began to earn the respect of leaders sports, athletes, coaches, and sponsors. In a short time achieved the greatest diplomatic miracle of his time: ending bitter disputes that had been maintained by year sports leaders of Maicao and Riohacha and that enough damage was doing to guajiro sport.
As part of the agreement to sign the peace between riohacheros and maicaeros the headquarters of the League returned to Riohacha (stand-in for several years in Maicao), Hernando Urrea was chosen as President and Federico Serrano Soto, the great leader of the riohachero sport, as Vice President. In his capacity as Chairman of the Football League of La Guajira, Hernando Urrea Acosta attended the Assembly of the amateur Division of the Colombian football in 1984. In its portfolio had a proposed revolutionary cause changes of Fund in Colombia young soccer.