About The Football Group

The Football Group is a unique partnership between established football companies and Football Experts that have come together to create synergies within the game.

We cover the full range of professional football services as well as a general football business consultancy.

“To create lasting and positive solutions for sporting personnel, agencies, sporting clubs and associated organisations”

The Team

Majid Lavji

Managing Director – The Football Group

Founder of AsiaEurope Group of Companies.

Involved in Sports Events and Sports Management, with a comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience of the football industry in Asia, Europe and Africa.

Majid is an FA Registered Intermediary.

More information – majidlavji.com

 

Eric Nixon

Head of Football Partnerships – The Football Group

Former Goalkeeper for Manchester City and Tranmere Rovers. Highly Qualified UEFA Licence Coach.

More Information at ericnixon.co.uk

Paul Byrne

Head of Football Development Ireland

Paul Byrne is an Irish former football player, who played as a midfielder during the 1990s and 2000s.

Former Celtic player and now a football coach / scout who has joined the team at The Football Group as Head of Football Development in Ireland.

More information at paulbyrne.eu

Kabba Ceesay

Head of West African Football

Kabba is an ex-professional footballer who played in West Africa and was a Gambian International player.

Kabba has a wealth of knowledge and experience in football management and will bring valuable expertise to The Football Group.

Kabba also coached and managed football clubs and was vice president of Gambia Ports Authority FC before retiring to become a Player agent.

Ricardo Cordeiro Da Rocha

Head of Football Development – South America

Ricardo is a former professional player turned coach and manager. Ricardo has managed clubs in Africa and South America and is an excellent scout and coach who identifies and nurtures players.

Ricardo also appears on TV and Radio in South America as a match summariser and is currently working on a football scouting show for Brazilian TV.

Ricardo knowledge of football in South America will add value to The Football Group.