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Greg James

Following a successful career at Glencore in Switzerland, Greg James returned to South   Africa and founded the Sagitta Group, a diverse private equity company. His expertise includes financial management, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and business turnaround. Greg established the JAG Sports and Education Foundation in 2007 to create positive change in the lives of previously disadvantaged children in South Africa through sport and education. The Sagitta Group purchased a controlling stake in Prosport International in 2008.


Chief Financial Officer

Naslea Veldsman

Naslea Veldsman

Naslea Veldsman joined Prosport International in 2009 as Finance Manager. Naslea oversees our financial department and ensures that the Athletes are paid timeously and ensures that the Finance department for Prosport runs smoothly.



CEO Prosport International

Mike Makaab

After Mike Makaaba decade of hands-on experience in the football field, including domestic, continental and international honours with Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana, Mike Makaab was appointed Managing Director of Prosport International in 2001. In the same year, he became South Africa’s’s first FIFA-licensed Football Agent.

Mike has represented some of the biggest names in South African and African football and overseen some of the continent’s biggest transfers between Africa and Europe. He is also a registered Rugby agent with SA Rugby and looks after the careers of a host of the country’s top players.

As Prosport International CEO, Mike is responsible for operational aspects and strategic direction and has overseen the company’s growth into one of the most respected sports marketing and management agencies in the Southern Hemisphere.



Head of Football South Africa

Alban Newman

Alban NewmanAlban Newman is an ex-professional footballer and was one of Mike Makaab’s first clients at Prosport International. Today he is responsible for Prosport International's football operations in South Africa.

Head of Prosport Europe

Pashalis Tountouris

Paschalis Tountouris

Pashalis Tountouris is involved as a licensed football agent since 1999 and heads up Prosport Europe. He is a graduate of American College Anatolia in Thessaloniki. He has got a Masters degree specialized in Sports Management from Middlesex University in London where he spent 4 years. His work is wide spread in most European countries since he has successfully transferred international football players from Greece and South Africa to many top European clubs.

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