Names like Jorge Mendes, Mino Raiola, Jose Otin, Pini Zahavi, and Pere Guardiola come to mind as top football agents across the world.
But there are other agents who are making waves for themselves and are managing some of the top footballers now.
One such agent is Kofi A. Mensah, a London-based Ghanaian Director at Premier Sports Talent Football who manages some of the top football stars.
Kofi Mensah who describes himself as “I’m from 100% Ghana and 100% London” manages the career of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Kido Taylor-Hart, and other top football clients.
Previously, he was a producer and reporter at top international media companies including Sky Sports, IMG, the BBC and Perform.
With a deep love for Africa and specialist knowledge in digital sports content and commercialisation, he has developed award-winning campaigns for clients including FIFA, Right to Dream, and Pepsi.
He has also held senior leadership roles, including, Head of Content and Partnerships at youth lifestyle network TRACE, where he oversaw all content for Europe and Africa. I was also the Head of Content at sports investment company Aser.
He is into athlete career management and works extensively as a strategy and brand consultant for athletes, brands, and rights holders at the top end of international sport.