President /CEO, FIFA Match Agent/Partner
“Lionel is a FIFA-Licensed Match Agent and FA-Registered Player Intermediary (Authorised to work with minors). Lionel has also held various roles within football over the last 10 years. He worked as a Liaison Officer for LOCOG at the London Olympics Football Tournament in 2012, as well as providing advisory and consultancy services to football governing bodies such as the English FA, the FA of Malaysia, UEFA, and FIFA. Lionel currently sits on the Football Association’s Anti-Discrimination Chairman’s Panel which deals with matters of discrimination within grassroots football in the UK.
Lionel is a co-founder at Soca Loca Sdn. Bhd, (www.soca-loca.com)a mobile platform that promotes and assists a decentralised growth of grassroots football; and a founder at MatchMakR (www.matchmakr.football), a web platform that assists football associations to arrange friendly matches at youth level and in women’s football.
Lionel holds an LL.B from the University of Yaoundé II and an MSc in Sports Management & the Business of Football from Birkbeck College, University of London, and still retains an academic interest in Sport for Development and Peace.”
Lionel’s leadership as President /CEO will guide +ONE to be the largest private promoter of football special events in the 21st century. He is considered the Jewel of +ONE along side the Chairman.