Mathurin will be a speaker on the ‘Get ahead in sport’ panel at the Quad in Derby on Thursday 24th April.
Mathurin Ovambe, is an accredited Football Coach. From humble beginnings at Normanton Park (Derby), where he used to frequent to find local football talent. Matt was the original creator and founder of The Panthers F.C. in Derby, which he nurtured from Sunday League football, to the Midland Alliance League. He has coached Division 2 team Bellaria in Rimini, and is recognised as the first Black football coach in Italy.
Matt continues to live out his dream, which in part is to aim to help and encourage young people to become professionals and believe in themselves. He has accumulated many contacts over the years with numerous English and European clubs, and wants to use his experiences to help others.
Matt Joins the Cameroon Nation Team Indentable Lion in Brazil this year for the World Cup in June 2014, before returning to St Georges Park later this year to take his UEFA B course. His next stop on his journey is to write His Story!