Koye Sowemimo

Head, Sports

“The sky is the limit!”

Koye a.k.a “Chief Coach” has an Economics Degree from University of Essex, England and a Master of Science Degree in International Business from Birkbeck College (University of London), England. He is a qualified Generic Tutor Training Teacher, FA Level 1 Qualified Football Coach and a Licensed FIFA Match



Armed with a wealth of experience spanning over 15 years in the sports industry, Koye has worked at Eurosport Television Ltd, The Football Association (England), McDonald's Grassroots Football Sponsorship (Leo Burnett), London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games (Samsung), Africa Cup of Nations (2013), Africa Confederations Cup & Champions League (2013).


Prior to joining The Temple Management Company, he was Head of Corporate Marketing for Samsung Electronics West Africa, where he was responsible for building the brand's image through strategic partnerships that connected with the Nigerian audience. He is also the co-founder of Polygon Sports Ltd, a Nigerian sportswear brand.


Koye has a passion for sports development and employs grassroots to elite approach in this regard. He strongly believes that without grassroots programmes, facilities and investment, sports cannot evolve. He is all about creating legacies and using sports as a vehicle to unearth talented individuals while turning them into brands in their own rights.