Sandralia Hotel, Solomon Lar Way, Jabi, Abuja was a beehive of activities as football agents across the African continent converged on the Federal Capital Territory to discuss the way forward for football agents and partnering stakeholders.
At a two day African Football Agents Conference tagged AFAC2023 With the theme “The Effects Of New FIFA Agents Regulation In African Football Ecosystem”, the Head of Agent Department at World Football Governing Body, FIFA, Luis Villas Boas Pires Explained the New FIFA Agents Regulations.
Managing Partner of Myron Topclass Sport Outfits, Mr. Eddie Iseri Ogbemudia spoke on Popular Clauses in Professional Football Contract, New Rules on Football Trials, Lack of Quality Development In African Football among other Germaine topics.
He also gave insights into the effects of the new FIFA Regulations that now sanctioned Football Agents who are expected to take exams and be licensed directly by FIFA bi-annually replacing the current intermediary registered at Member Association level.
The licensed intermediary also made recommendations during the two day African Football Agents Conference which is meant to chart a new course for football business in Africa,
Also In attendance were the General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Muhammed Sanusi who was represented by Dr. Mohammed Ameenu Adebayo, NFF Players Status Committee Secretary, Barr. Onoja Joshua, President of African Football Agents Association, Prince Michael Sodeke, Secretary of the Nigeria League governing body IMC Mr. Bamiduro Olumide, among others