Diego Lemos given consent to buy majority shareholding in Morecambe Football Club

The EFL has granted consent for Diego Lemos to complete the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Morecambe Football Club.

Friday, 23rd September 2016, 11:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:45 pm
Diego Lemos has been granted consent by the EFL to buy a majority stakeholding in Morecambe Football Club.

Mr Lemos, 35, lives in Qatar, has a football background and members of his family have played at a high level professionally.

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He has around 10 years of experience as a FIFA football agent operating in Asia.

His father Luisinho Tombo (Luiz Alberto Silva Lemos) was a top goalscoring striker in the Rio State League of Brazil in the 1970s and 1980s. He played for America and Flamengo and was a contemporary of one of Brazil’s all-time great footballers, Zico.

Mr Lemos’ uncles Caio Cambalhota and Cesar Maluco were also top footballers, Cesar as a member of Brazil’s 1974 World Cup squad.