Meet the people behind Talent & Sport Management Agency

We are Talent & Sport - a football management agency based in Brussels, Belgium. Our team consists of experienced professionals from the world of football. Some of our experts are former professional football players themselves.


Our focus is on the football market in Belgium where we scout for talent from 14 years old, up to the professional scene. At Talent & Sport, we strongly believe in the importance of professional integrity. By virtue of providing first-class services, we create the best possible environment for our players.

Zouhair Essikal
Lead agent and founder
Mr. Zouhair Essikal is the lead agent, director and founder of Talent & Sport Management Agency.

Once a professional football player himself, Zouhair has the relevant experience needed to understand the specific needs of his clients. As a passionate talent scout, he has worked with top international clubs as an advisor for young players in Belgium in the last 3 years.

Zouhair has personally advised some of the best football players in the world. He has helped Romelu Lukaku reach the heights of professional football as an advisor in the last 5 years.

He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Warwick Business School and speaks 5 languages. You can talk about business with Zouhair in English, French, Dutch, Arabic and Spanish.
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Denis Dekeizer
Football player scout and recruiting specialist
Mr. Denis Dekeizer is the football player scout and recruiting specialist at Talent & Sport Management Agency.

Football is Denis’ passion.
As an avid football player, he played at a semi-professional level in 3rd divisions in Belgium and Netherlands. Now he strives to utilize his first-hand experience to help young players reach their professional goals.

Denis has an eye for finding players who have the potential to make great careers. If there is prospective big talent to be discovered, Denis is the man to spot the opportunity.

Being very sociable by nature, Denis is always there to provide help and guidance to athletes with everything sports-related. Additionally, he works closely with players and their families and helps minimize the difficulties athletes face on their way to achieving success in sport.
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Christophe Lerminiaux
Account manager and executive assistant
Mr. Christophe Lerminiaux is the account manager and executive assistant at Talent & Sport Management Agency.

Christophe has a strong background in sport psychology and social media. By assessing personal strengths and weaknesses of every particular athlete he works with, he is able to provide individual performance coaching to assist players in achieving their ambitions in sport.

He has helped numerous athletes improve their game by carefully observing their performance and giving professional advice on how to improve their overall wellness and productivity. With many distractions being present in our modern world, Christophe believes that athletes should be trained to focus on what really matters and always be in the moment.
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Ronald Kabeya
Personal trainer & Physical coaching
Ronald is already coaching and preparing most of the biggest Belgian football players in Belgium since almost 5 years.

He is involved with the team of Talent & Sport and his focus to provide the best for our players.

His specialties are:
- Football specific strength and conditioning
- Functional Training
- Outdoor Training
- Weight lose
- Trx Training
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