Osamede Okungbowa

Elkgrove, California, United States


As a Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW) Agent Advisor, Osamede Okungbowa has been mentored by the President Director, Lynn Lashbrook, Director of Soccer, John Print, and Certified FIFA agent, Sky Andrews. Osamede has successfully met all the requirements of becoming an SMWW agent advisor and has acquired extensive knowledge in regards to FIFA agent regulations, player association, contract negotiation, recruiting, endorsements, sponsorships, marketing, collective bargaining, and the ethics of the game.

Osamede was born in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria where he learned and fell in love with the beautiful game of soccer. He played for one of the top local clubs before he eventually migrated to the United States with his family. After moving and settling in Sacramento, California, Osamede continued to excel on the soccer field throughout his high school and college career. After completing his schooling, he played semi-professional for the Sacramento Knights and the San Francisco Seals before suffering a career-ending knee injury.

While excelling on the field, Osamede also surpassed most in the classroom. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California State University Dominguez and earned his Masters in Business from the University of Dayton.

He currently resides in Elk Grove, CA, where he works as a Tax Technician with the California Franchise Tax Board. Osamede also continues to pursue his true passion by creating and operating his own Soccer training facility, Crowned Soccer Academy. Crowned Soccer Academy not only trains and mentors young soccer players into becoming professional soccer players, but most importantly making sure they aspire to make a difference by building character through servant leadership.