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Mike Fola Dokunmu

Mike Fola

Fola Dokunmu is based in South Africa and has over 24 years experience in the soccer industry first as a player, then in coaching, talent identification, sports management and branding for athletes, also in sports organizations and corporate looking to invest in sports and sponsorships

FIFA Players Agent Licensed by SAFA

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Sports Midfield Profile

Sports Midfield Agency is a sports/players/club management company that deals with amateur & professional players, clubs, schools and sports related organizations.

We represent prolific African male and female soccer players interests locally and internationally. We consult for, and represent both local and international Football clubs, and work closely with South African Football Association (SAFA). Sports Midfield facilitate and Create partnership between local and international sports / corporate businesses. Mediate between local clubs, schools, sponsors, governing bodies and foreign investors. We scout through the developmental teams mostly playing in the African Countries National youth structures.

It is our primary aim to promote the talents of the young women players in South Africa and to assist in giving them the opportunity to progress to their fullest through full school scholarships or opportunities to experience international football. We are currently working on a project to help develop and promote SA Women soccer, It is our aim through Soweto Ladies F.C. to develop the talent of the young women players in South Africa and to assist in giving them the opportunity to progress to their fullest through full scholarships or opportunities to experience international football.

Currently working with Organizations such as Schools and Clubs from countries besides South Africa like Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Ghana, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Malta, Nigeria,Spain, Singapore, Sweden, Togo, UK, Zambia and the rest of Africa.

We are looking to be the African representatives to top Clubs from Europe, and open to partnership with only reputable agencies from EU, South America and Asia. Sports Midfield is also looking to represent or work with Clubs or Organizations that are looking to invest in South Africa through sports

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'We are the engine room that connects people with Sports and keeps the Ball rolling' says the agency's director, Mike Fola Dokunmu who has over 24 years experience in soccer industry first as a player, in coaching, talent identification, sports management and marketing for sports organizations and corporate looking to invest in sports or sponsor.

Amongst his coaching experiences in the Soccer industry includes privilege to be part of the Supersport United FC Cup winning team as support technical staff in 2004/2005 and winning the Men's Vodacom league (2nd Division) in the Northern Cape and qualifying for the National play-off in 2005/2006 and 2006/7 with Cemforce FC as Technical Director/Head Coach.

Mike Fola is a FIFA players agent licensed by SAFA. He is qualified with NIS Coaching diploma and SAFA level 2 license, whilst under Supersport United FC he attained KNVB Coaching license comparable UEFA B course, with elements of A- and Pro-level (especially the analysis of Pro-matches and special topics are on highest level). And the FA 'UEFA B' International Licence, member of the NSCAA. Fola is the first SA sports agent to give due recognition to South African Women soccer. His recent exposure of our women soccer talents to overseas professional Clubs has earned him recognition and respect in international sports business scene having shown genuine interest in youth developments across gender barrier and offering exceptional young talents the opportunity to be seen globally.

Mike Fola went on to bring in the very first Asian and Japanese professional player to ply his trade in the South African professional footballing history, and first of its kind in the African continent. With such vast experience in a challenging career having worked with professional soccer clubs and youth academy structures, he possesses very strong match analysis acumen, conversant in individual, group and team tactics methods of coaching, with skills and strategies for sports marketing and management, and identifying exceptional talents, excellent organizational, analytical, communication skills and team management with self-motivated personality. Fola is also a co-owner and director of a partner company based in North America in Canada, PatroDaniels Sports Inc. www.patrodaniels.com

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