NextPro Sports signs Ivan Sserubiri
Future Global Sports is an international sports management consultancy based in England working with athletes, clubs, and brands in the UK and internationally while NextPro Sports is a professional athlete management agency based in Kampala, Uganda, representing athletes from the region. Key clients for NextPro Sports include Ugandan international Allan Okello, one of African football’s biggest young talents, Ivan Sserubiri, and Gerald Kirya.
The principal aim of this partnership will be to develop and expand opportunities available for athletes in both continents, including sourcing opportunities for NextPro Sports athletes in all territories outside Africa.
“For the past year, we have shared several hugely positive, fruitful conversations with NextPro Sports in order to establish a bridge from Africa to Europe, and in particular the growing East African market,” said Jonathan Fadugba, co-founder of Future Global Sports.
“This strategic partnership will see FGS align our recruitment and scouting efforts in both women’s and men’s football with that of NextPro Sports and share market knowledge in order to help develop and guide the next generation of athletes in Uganda and East Africa more widely, and source pathways into European football for career development.”
The two parties will also work towards the development and betterment of football in the region, with a commitment to working to improve the level of African football in three key areas: the playing side, the commercial side, and the administrative side.
“This partnership is a step towards our long-term vision as NextPro Sports and we’re committed to working with FGS for the best interests of our athletes and the betterment of the game of football in general” – Sultan Atubo, founder, NextPro Sports.
NextPro Sports and Future Global Sports will jointly represent athletes and work collaboratively in relation to all income-generating activities.