Millions of young boys dream to become famous football players. But even the most talented footballer needs someone who can manage him. We have prepared the list of top football agents in Nigeria.
Today you can find dozens of people in Nigeria who claim to be football agents. Unfortunately, not all of them are real professionals. Even if a person has Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) license it doesn’t mean that this person has enough experience, knowledge, and skills. That is why here we have the list of top football agents in Nigeria.
Top 5 football agents in Nigeria
- Churchill Oliseh
Famous owner of FC Ebedei, football agent, and player-manager. Churchill works with FC Midtjylland Demark. Churchill’s FC Ebedei can be considered as African Academy of the Danish club. Churchill successfully transferred over 200 youth players, among them: Akeem Agbetu, Ajilore Oluwafemi, Ifeanyi Emeghara, Adigun Salami, Izunna Uzochukwu, Babatunde Collins, Stephen Makinwa.
As a manager, Churchill discovered Obafemi Martins and represented such famous players as Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Haruna Luman, Dosu Joseph, Ikpe Ekon. He has partners and connections in AS Monaco in France, FC Reggiana in Italy, Hapoel Te-Aviv in Isreal.
- John Olatunji Shittu
Another professional football agent in Nigeria. He is NFF licensed football agent who is known for his important role in transfer story of John Mikel Obi, between Chelsea and Manchester United.
Among Shittu’s partners, we can see Jerome Anderson’s SEM, a top sports Agency in the UK, and Dan Fletcher, one of the best agents in England. Shittu is famous for his exceptional work ethics, among the players he managed: Isaac Promise, Chinedu Obasi, Onyekachi Apam, Ambrose Efe.
- Alex Ebegbune
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He is also NFF Licensed Agent. Alex is known as a master of Eastern Europe football market, because he has football connections in Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus. He actively works with Schmidt Bernd’s Cosmosport, it provides him a connection with such clubs as Lokomotiv Moscow, CSKA Moscow, FC Sheriff Moldova.
Among the players we worked with there are: Chidi Odia, Isaac Okoronkwo, Edward Ananke, Chiedu Chukwueke, Rajak Omotoyossi.
- Paul Okoye
He is known as Parkinson - specialized football manager and international businessman. Paul has successfully transferred many young Nigerian footballers to America and the UK. He has many important connections in the football circle. He is the chairman of Kanu Heart Foundation and owner of Parkinson International (UK) Ltd.
He is the director of Euro Sports Link, a partner company of Premier Management International in England, Top Management in Germany and International Media Pro in France. The company works on transferring young African players abroad. Paul works with Okocha, Christopher Kanu, Chidi Nwanu and more.
- Dosu Joseph
A famous goalkeeper of Nigerian Dream Team that won the Gold medal in Atlanta96 Olympics. After a car accident, he stopped his football career and began working as an agent. He is also a TV football analyst and the owner of Dosu Football Academy. He works with his former agent Churchill Oliseh, and his German manager - Christian Omolor to transfer Nigerian talented players to famous football clubs.
He transferred such player as: Oduamadi, Brown Ideye, Mohammed Gabo, Ruben Gabriel. Here is our list of trusted and registered football agents in Nigeria. They are open for contacts and search for new talents.
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