About Us

East Foot Management

Our company is based in Lyon, France and also represented in Brussels as well as Budapest.
East Foot Management Ltd. was founded by Mr. György Bognàr in 1977. Our offices are headed by Mr. István Bognár. Mr. Bognár played in all youth categories as well as team A of RSC Anderlecht and also in the Belgian national U16,17,19 teams. After two knee operations in F.C Porto, he was forced to put an end to his career.

For years, we have had an excellent relationship with clubs such as FC Porto, Benfica Lisbon, Atletico Madrid, Valencia, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Udinese, AS Roma, Ajax Amsterdam, Feyenoord Rotterdam, Olympique de Lyon, Marseille and all French clubs in Ligue 1 and 2. Most of the clubs in Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey but also in United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudia Arabia, South Korea and China are also among the fruitful contacts.

II. Some of his transferred players and international head coach position

East Foot Management Ltd. was the first players agency which transferred Romanian football players after 30 years of isolation during the Ceaucescu regime. Steaua Bucarest won the 1986 Champions League final vs F.C Barcelona and were Champions League finalists vs AC Milan which had the likes of Gullit, Van Basten, Donadoni, Ancelotti, Baresi in their lineup.

We transferred the three top players of this generation:

Laszló Bölöni

Head coach of Romanian national team (2000/2001).
Now coach in Qatar with 110 caps for the Romanian national team.
Winner of the Champions League with Steaua Bucarest vs FC Barcelona
Coached Sporting Lisbon, AS Monaco, Rennes, Al Wahda, Standard Paok, Al Jazira

Victor Piturca

Head coach of the Romanian national team (currently)
Winner of the Champions League with Steaua Bucarest
Transferred to France Ligue 1 (RC Lens)

Tudorel Stoica

Winner of the Champions League with Steaua Bucarest
Transferred to France Ligue 1 (RC Lens)

Several of the players that we have transferred became coaches of their respective national team:

Jozsef Barmos

Head coach of the Slovakian national team (1997)

Laszló Bölöni

Head coach of the Romanian national team (2000/2001)

Viktor Piturca

Head coach of the Romanian national team (2013)

Vladimir Weiss

Head coach of the Slovakian national team (2010)

III. 40 years experience - scouting

For over 30 years, we have been specializing in finding players from countries in eastern Europe; primarily Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Serbia and then specifically transfers to western championships.

Hungarian national team players


players  under contract 4,10,2,8                                              José Mourinho with his ex-player Peter Lipcsei in Madrid

Péter Lipcsei

3x Golden boot transferred to F.C Porto
Coach: Sir Bobby Robson and José Mourinho

Miklós Fehér

27 caps; transferred to FC Porto and later SL Benfica

Attila Dragoner

54 caps; transferred to FC Brussels

Balázs Molnár

13 caps; transferred to RCD Espanyol

Zoltán Kovács

20 caps; transferred to PAOK Saloniki & Chateauroux

Ferenc Horváth

32 caps; transferred to KRC Genk, Almeria, Estoril, Banyas (UAE)

Emil Lőrincz

37 caps; transferred to Molenbeek RWDM

Zoltán Pető

8 caps; transferred to FC Brussels

Boldiszár Bodor

25 caps; transferred to Roda JC, OFI Kreta, AC Beerschot

Gábor Vayer

transferred to Santa Clara, Super Liga (Portugal)

Gábor Puglits

transferred to SK Beveren

and many more...

Romanian national team players


Vitor Piturca coach of the Romanian National Team.    Champions’League Laszlo Boloni vs R.Benitez

Laszlo Bölöni

110 caps; transferred to RJ Wavre, US Creteil

Vitor Piturca

16 caps; transferred to RC Lens

Tudorel Stoica

15 caps; transferred to RC Lens
Hungarian national team players

Rodion Camataru

75 caps; transferred to Charleroi & SC Heerenveen

Dan Petrescu

95 caps; transferred to Foggia, Genoa, du Steaua à Foggia, Genoa

Ilie Dumitrescu

62 caps; transferred to Tottenham FC, FC Sevilla

Alin Stoica

16 caps; transferred to RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge

Marius Niculae

43 caps; transferred to Sporting Lisbon, Standard Liège

Slovakian national team players


Vladimir Weiss in Manchester City.               Weiss head coach of the Slovakian national team World Cup

Vladimir Weiss

32 caps; transferred to Sparta Praha

Peter Mracz

29 caps; transferred to Grenoble FC

Robert Rak

3x top scorer of the championship; transferred to Dinamo Minsk

Wladimir Weiss

18 caps; transferred to Manchester City

Czech Republic National team players


Smicer Champions League winner with Liverpool FC              Zdenek Nehoda

Vladimir Smicer

80 caps; transferred to RC Lens, Liverpool FC

Jan Kozak

55 caps; transferred to Lokomitive Kosice, Bourges FC

Luhovy Pavel

19 caps; transferred to Martigues

Vladimir Kinie

39 caps; transferred to Boavista Porto

Zdenek Nehoda

90 caps; transferred to Standard de Liège

And many others from different countries such as:

Adrian Mierczejewski

30 caps for Poland; transferred to Trabzonspor

Kim Karlstrom

98 caps for Sweden; transferred to Olympique de Lyon

Achile Emana

38 caps for Cameroon; transferred to Betis, Sevilla, Al Hilal, Al Ahly

Lauren Bisan

24 caps for Cameroon; transferred from Mallorca to Arsenal FC

Francisco Pavon

106 games with Real Madrid transferred to Arles Avignonv

Alvaro Mejia

Real Madrid central defender, Alvaro Mejia join Ligue 1, France

Lars Ericksson

17 caps for Sweden; transferred from RSC Charleroi to FC Portov

Kader Keita

67 caps for Ivory Coast; transferred from Galatasaray to Al Sadd Doha


K.Kalstrom – 2 x Champion of France with O.Lyon                Lauren – Winner of the Barclay’s Premier League
                                                                                                          with Arsenal


Pavon vs Ibraimovich/Barcelona.                                                 F. Pavon with Zinedine Zidane winner of the
                                                                                                             Champions’League with Real Madrid.              


Achile Emana az S.Etoval–Cameroun national team.  Casillas MEJIA,Gravesen,Guti, Zidane, Beckham,
                                                                                                  S.Ramos, Baptista, R.Carlos, Robinho, Cicinho.

Our Goals:

One of the primary goals of EFM is to offer opportunities to companies and private parties to invest in the exciting and lucrative world of European football

The knowledge and experience of the team, combined with global contacts allow EFM to be in a perfect position to represent the interests of professional football players and football clubs.

Our services are designed to look after the player's personal welfare both on and off the pitch.

Services include:

•Contract negotiation and renegotiations in accordance with FIFA regulations for licensed agents

•Career advice

•Assistance in club placement and individual career planning

•Commercial contracts (PR, endorsements, advertising and sponsorship)

•Media training

We ensure through our experience and the knowledge of the market place that your talent and effort is properly rewarded.

If you are a professional player, club representative or investor who is looking for advice or representation, we look forward to hearing from you.