PATHWAY MANAGEMENT TEAM
David Buhari-Doherty is the CEO of Pathway Sports and President of Team Nigeria UK (TNUK), with a degree in Business Management From The University of Greenwich in UK.
Ex Professional football player with Clubs in Nigeria and Europe, FA Licensed Coach, Football Pundit, Community & Youth Leader. David has received several awards for his dedication and contribution towards youth development and empowerment and in June 2014, David was named and awarded as one of the 100 most outstanding Nigerians in the UK from 1914 – 2014, at the Nigerian Centenary Awards UK Celebration.
David is also Passionate about Grassroots Development, Empowerment and Mentoring young people, With an impressive track record in delivering excellence at grassroots sports, A proud lagosian, Surulere to be precise.
Yemi Soile is part of the Marketing team at Pathway Sports. He is a Youth leader, public speaker, entrepreneur and youth empowerment advocate.
Yemi sees himself as 'A Leader of Tomorrow in Action Today' and enjoys mobilising young people to act on social problems. Yemi is the Founder of Nigerian Students’ Union UK and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics and Business from the University of Greenwich London, and an Advanced Diploma in Administrative Management from the Institute of Administrative Management, UK.
Yemi has received several awards for his dedication and contribution towards youth development and empowerment and in June 2014, Yemi was named and awarded as one of the 100 most outstanding Nigerians in the UK from 1914 – 2014, at the Nigerian Centenary Awards UK Celebration.
Photography by George Eyo
Patricia Edonya is the Project Manager at Team Nigeria UK & Pathway Sports.
Patricia holds a BSc in Cognitive Science from University of Westminster and an MSc in Transcultural Mental Healthcare from Queen Mary’s University London.
Patricia is also the Pathway Sport Football team secretary, is a certified Prince2 project manager and trained first aider and fire warden.
She has worked as an Executive Assistant to leaders such as the Mayor of Newham, Head of Brent Education and Chair of medicine at Queen Mary’s University London. Patricia has also worked in local government for number of years on many projects involving children.
Patricia is the Treasurer at the Ijaw Peoples Association. Her background and focus on community collaboration has led her to a number of volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles.
In her spare time she enjoys photography, sewing and is an Arsenal supporter.
Yemi Fagbohun has computer programming training and has worked with various voluntary organisations in London. He is the Website Lead for TeamNigeriaUK and PathwaySports.
Sonia Mercillina Nwora, assists the Pathway Mentoring Team and is a highly experienced Employment and Welfare Advisory Manager has worked within public services over the last 15 years.
Her passion for advocacy, coaching and mentoring stems from her genuine love of helping people to realise, develop and utilise their potential and empower themselves.
Tara Aladegbamigbe is the Head of Sports Therapy (Pre, During & Post Match Medical support) for Both TNUK and Pathway Sports as well as the Lead Photographer.
Tara is extremely Enthusiastic about sports, Young people and media, being the Ceo & Founder of TOPhotography and has also featured as an Assistant Director on a Number of Nollywood Movie sets.
Yemi Aransi-Ola is the Head of Finance for and Pathway Sports and Team Nigeria UK. A Qualified Accountant with extensive experience in Accounting, Banking and Tax.
Having graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a BSc. in Applied Accounting, Yemi works for a UK high street bank. He is an Associate of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB).
Yemi is passionate about youth development through education and he himself has a track record of achieving success in education. In 2005, he won the overall best candidate in Chartered Institute of Bankers’ global examination.
Being a footballer himself, Yemi is a die-hard supporter of Chelsea football club
Michael is a success driven, charismatic and innovative Campaigns Coordinator with over six years experience in marketing, event management and team leadership.
Throughout his time in student politics, Michael was elected Communications Officer, Vice President and President by the students of Institute of Technology Tralee. These roles were followed by his election to the Union of Students Ireland. Michael was also elected Chairperson of the National Entertainments Working Group where he dealt with some of the country's most illustrious event management companies.
Michael swiftly developed a passion for the charity sector and established the charity 'Project Uganda' in 2010. With the help of his highly driven family and team, 'Project Uganda' continues to provide African children with a primary level education.