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Carlos A. Carvalho, President and CEO

Carlos is a Registered Intermediary registered with the Canadian Soccer Association and with Federacao Portuguesa de Futebol in addition to being a FIFA Match Agent licensed by FIFA.

Mr. Antonio Simões, Senior Advisor

Mr. Simões, Portuguese National Team and SL Benfica legend, is a crucial player in CTS-SMI operations. Mr. Simões continues to be the youngest European Cup Champion on record (1962 with SL Benfica). Mr. Simoes also scored a crucial goal for Portugal in the 1966 World Cup, enabling Portugal to finish in third position.

As a coach, Mr. Simões has brought his knowledge to clubs and national teams in North America, Iran and Portugal. He brings all of his experience and “know-how” to us in his tremendous insight and prestige.

Otacilio Lima, Associate, Brazil

Based out of Brazil, Otacilio Lima has become a vital part of CTS-SMI as a main associate in South America for the past six years; former idol and captain of Brazilian giants Corinthians. Otacilio also played in Europe, after having starred for some of the biggest teams in Brazil such as Gremio de Porto Alegre and Esporte Clube da Bahia. “Ota” as he is known, brings to the table a successful career as a player that translates into a profound knowledge and understanding of the game. His “hands on” approach and dedication are some of the things that make Otacilio so important in our every-day work. Having played the game, Otacilio handles very well with players and has a very close relationship with them.

Youssef Chani, Associate, Africa

Our newest member, Youssef is a “connaisseur” of African Football having worked in the press as journalist for Moroccan newspapers and national radio station, Radio Mars. For over a decade he travelled across Africa to cover the African Champions League competitions of Moroccan clubs and also took care of the national league coverage.  A graduate in Management, Youssef has also worked as logistics coordinator in an industrial company based in Casablanca but his connection to Football has always stayed intact. Youssef Chani, our newest associate, has most recently worked as Media Coordinator for the Royal Moroccan Football Federation and has yet again broadened his Football network.

Reza Feyzbakhsh, Associate FIFA Intermediary, Iran

Young, dynamic and knowledgeable, Reza stands out with his forward thinking and is always looking to innovate and bring new ideas to Iranian Football. Reza, an MBA graduate of Sharif University who speaks English, Japanese, Persian and Arabic has translated most of the FIFA regulations, including the “Regulations on Status and Transfer of Players” into Persian and has made them available for Clubs to use.