Afolabi has had a splendid professional playing career in which he represented Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup (2002 & 2010), along with being in the winning team of Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup U-17. Has played professionally for more than 17 years at the top leagues in Europe, including clubs like Monaco and Napoli in the Champions League. Back in his home country Afolabi is not less than a living legend. At present, he is the technical director at Sudeva.
Xavier is a young and dynamic coach who holds the UEFA A Pro License. Over the years he has had a varied experience, on one hand he has coached teams like VillaReal and has also had a coaching stint in China. At present he is the head Coach of Sudeva.
Franklin Ojaega is part of the foundation team of Sudeva. Previously he was the Head Coach of Minerva FC U-15 team who won the first edition of U-15 I-League held at Goa in 2015-16. He has also had a successful Playing career. Franklin is a certified ‘D’ License Coach who presently heads the U-13 I-League team of Sudeva.
PS Lalngaihzuala fondly known as PS, has an experience that spans over 4 years. He has been part of the coaching squad of Lunglei FC in prestigious leagues, such as the Mizoram Premier League and the coach of Women U-17 Mizoram team. He further coached the Mizoram state team in the prestigious BC Roy Trophy and was instrumental in making them the champions in the year 2013. PS is a certified ‘D’ License coach and has already applied for a ‘C’ License. At present, he is the head coach of Sudeva’s I-League U-15 team.
Hakim Ssengendo fondly known as kim is a young and dedicated coach, who was previously the head coach of Blue Ocean Academy, Bhopal and has been instrumental in producing some of the best talent from the state of Madhya Pradesh. He is a certified ‘D’ License coach and is currently the head coach of Sudeva’s U-18 team.
Dinesh Negi has been part of Sudeva since its inception. With his multitasking skills and approachable nature he acts as a friend and mentor to the residential kids. He currently manages the U-13, U-15 and U-18 teams in Sudeva.
Virender Singh Bora is the Facility Manager of Sudeva. He has an experience of more than three years and has previously managed renowned facilities & restaurants such as Italiano and Haldirams.
Subedar Sanjay Kumar has served in the Indian Army for 22 years and has a vast experience in management, operations and team building. A sportsman himself, his experience in the army lends a discipline to the facility. At the moment he is the Facility Warden at Sudeva.
Ved Prakash is a highly qualified Yoga teacher who has a wide experience in the fields of Yoga, Naturopathy and acupressure. His thrust areas are injury prevention and striking a healthy balance between mind and body. Currently he is working at Sudeva along with the corporate sector and schools in Delhi NCR.
Mohammed Arshak is Sudeva’s resident physiotherapist. He did his Masters in Physiotherapy from NITTE Institute of Physiotherapy, NITTE University, Mangalore and specialized in musculoskeletal disorders and sports physiotherapy.