Who are Sports Cover? The growing French agency that boasts €291m worth of players

Who are Sports Cover? The growing French agency that boasts  €291m worth of players

Khephren Thuram, Nice, 2023/24

Sports Cover are already well-known in the football industry.

The firm have some of the brightest talent as its clientele.

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Some of the best French youngsters in football are signed to the company who has fantastic connections with clubs in Ligue 1.

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But just who are the agency?

Who are Sports Cover?

Sports Cover are based in Paris, France, and were founded in 2006 by FIFA licenced agent Meissa N’Diaye. It’s mantra is to: ‘stay close to every one of our clients, players and managers.’

What players do Sports Cover represent?

Sports Cover have some notable names among their clientele. Seko Fofana, Ludovic Blas (who left CAA Base to join the firm), Brice Samba, Nordi Mukiele (who signed only recently), Geoffrey Kondogbia, as well as brothers Khephren Thuram and Marcus Thuram.

How good are Sports Cover?

Sports Cover are an excellent agency, well up there with the heavyweights. They have some of the best in French talent and on their website claim to be the No.1 in the nation.

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Recent moves such as Marcus Thuram’s free switch to Serie A winners Inter last summer have worked out a treat for the agency – which is, on the surface at least, steered entirely by one man.

Not much has been written about N’Diaye. He seldom gives interviews but his business has been picked up by Forbes magazine. A lot of agents enjoy the limelight, but N’Diaye appears to keep his cards close to his chest,

As mentioned before, what is remarkable is that this firm appears to be a single man running things, no doubt with the use of intermediaries to broker deals.

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