About Us

NK Elite

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NK Elite is widely recognized as one of the best sports agencies in Europe. We have a track record of representing some of the most successful and influential athletes in the region, and our expertise and knowledge of the sports industry are unparalleled. Our team of experienced agents and professionals is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of service and support, helping them to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. We work closely with our clients to develop customized strategies that take into account their unique needs and circumstances, and we leverage our extensive network of contacts and resources to provide them with the best possible opportunities. With our focus on integrity, transparency, and excellence, it’s no wonder that NK Elite is consistently ranked among the top sports agencies in Europe.

Nuno Noronha

NK Elite was founded in 2015 by Nuno Noronha, a highly respected and experienced sports agent. Nuno’s passion for sports and his dedication to helping athletes achieve their goals led him to establish the agency, and his vision and leadership have been instrumental in shaping its success. As a FIFA registered agent, Nuno has extensive knowledge of the sports industry and a deep understanding of the needs and challenges of athletes. He has built a reputation for his integrity, professionalism, and commitment to excellence, and he has been instrumental in helping many of NK Elite’s clients achieve their goals on and off the field. Under Nuno’s leadership, NK Elite has become one of the most respected and successful sports agencies in Europe.

Michael Cerqueira

Michael Cerqueira is an up-and-coming FIFA agent who has been working closely with Nuno Noronha at NK Elite. Michael has a background in marketing and public relations, and he has brought his perspective and skills to the agency. As Nuno’s protég, Michael has learning from one of the best in the, and he has been instrumental in helping NK Elite to expand its reach and increase its impact. Michael’s passion for sports and his dedication to helping athletes achieve their goals make him a valuable asset to the agency, and his expertise in marketing and public relations has helped to raise the profile of many of NK Elite’s clients. With Nuno’s guidance and Michael’s talent and drive, NK Elite is well-positioned to continue its success in the years to come.

Ahmed Ferhat

Ahmed Ferhat, a seasoned professional, joined the esteemed NK Elite family two years ago with the noble mission of observing, analyzing, and recruiting young talents for various clubs. He serves as both a scout and a recruiter in the realm of youth football as well as in the professional sector.

There is no denying Ahmed’s dedication and commitment to his role, as he eagerly traverses the roads on weekends to attend youth, reserve, and professional matches. His passion for the game is palpable, and he dedicates a significant amount of his time on the pitch. Ahmed possesses a keen eye for detail, able to discern the player’s significance within the team dynamic, observe their interactions with teammates and opponents, interpret their body language, response to pressure, and attitude towards effort. These nuanced observations, often overlooked in video analyses, provide invaluable insights into a player’s potential for growth and development.

In his meticulously crafted reports, Ahmed delves into specific parameters, seeking to understand the player on a personal level and ascertain whether they possess the necessary mindset to excel at the highest levels of the game. He does not merely store data in a database; instead, he conducts multiple observations to ensure accuracy and avoid potential disappointments.


Data, a new buzzword in football thanks to the successes of Toulouse, Midtjylland, Ajax, Marseille, etc… While statistics, even advanced ones, can offer valuable insights, Ahmed understands the limitations of relying solely on numbers to predict a player’s potential. Drawing from the example of Toulouse, he emphasizes the importance of combining data analysis with traditional scouting methods to make informed decisions.

Through our extensive network of contacts, including clubs, presidents, technical directors, coaches, and scouts, Ahmed is able to provide comprehensive reports and guidance to a wide array of stakeholders. He is particularly well-regarded in the PACA region (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur), where clubs seek his expertise in promoting their players to higher-caliber teams. Ahmed’s reputation precedes him, often leading to direct mandates from clubs to identify new talent in specific positions or offer detailed scouting services.

Given his background as a former facilitator, football player and coach, Ahmed possesses the unique ability to not only identify talent but also prepare players mentally, physically, and technically for various challenges they may face in their careers. Whether it be a trial, new contract negotiation, injury recovery, or the start of a new season, Ahmed’s holistic approach ensures that players are equipped to succeed at every stage of their journey.