Kenneth Omeruo Signs With Temple Management Company, denies quitting Chelsea

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Super Eagles Defender, Kenneth Omeruo has concluded plans to grow his brand by signing a management contract with leading talent agency, Temple Management Company (TMC).

The footballer, who returns to Chelsea FC after a loan spell at Turkish club, Alanyaspor inked the deal in Lagos on Friday, June 16 at the Victoria Island, Lagos corporate office of the organization.

The signing was witnessed by his younger brother and a friend in the presence of senior management team of the company led by Mr. Idris Olorunnimbe, Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

At the moment, TMC manages the affairs of some of Nigeria’s best sporting talent including Super Falcons footballer, Ebi Onome, 100 meters Champion, Seye Ogunlewe, teenage Golf Sensation, Georgia Oboh and Tennis sensation, Marylove Edwards. The company also represents in other categories such as entertainment, arts and media. Some of its popular talents include Iyanya, 9ice and Mavins Records among others.

Speaking after the signing, Omeruo explained: “I am impressed with what I have heard about Temple Management Company from a distance. Let me be frank, I have never had any brand management team that is working with me in Nigeria before now.

“I look forward to growing my brand with TMC. It has been really difficult for brands willing to work with me to reach me and with TMC, I know all that is now a thing of the past.

“Out there in Europe, I have encountered a lot of talent management companies but this is the very first time I am seeing it in Nigeria.

On his next move, the talented footballer added: “I am going back to Chelsea for the pre-season tour to fight for a chance at the first team. A report that said I am quitting Chelsea is not true.”

Assuring Omeruo of the best representation in Nigeria, Mr. Koye Sowemimo, TMC, Head Of Sports Department reiterated the professional values of the company. He explained, “Kenneth is a player we have been tracking for a while now. He represents all the values we seek in our clients: marketability, dedication, professionalism and of course, innate talent. He is a fantastic addition to our roster.”
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