Meet The Team
The KICK OFF! coaches and jury members will be drawn from some of the world's biggest clubs and leagues who are committed to the growth of African football, as well as from the Rainbow executive team:
Kingsley PungongFounder and CEO
Kingsley Pungong is the Founder and CEO of Rainbow Sports. A Cameroonian-born entrepreneur with experience in starting and running businesses in Africa, UK and the US, Kingsley previously directed Wasserman Media Group’s Africa strategy and advised governments, leagues, sportswear manufacturers and professional football clubs in the UK, US, Europe, and Asia.
A retired professional defender who spent 7 seasons in MLS and earned three caps with the US national soccer team, Leo Cullen is now the MD of Dreamworld SE. He previously served as Director at Wasserman Media Group and at James Grants Sports.
Alexandre MorfawDirector of Football
Alexandre Morfaw is Rainbow’s Director of Football. For the past 7 years, he has led the company’s scouting network with a keen eye for top talent. Alexandre played professional soccer in France (Nantes), UK (Leicester City), the MLS (Vancouver Whitecaps) and at international level with the Cameroon National Team.
Born in Cameroon, Patrick Mboma was named African Footballer of the Year in 2000. A former striker, he previously held the position of all-time top goal-scorer for the Cameroonian national team.