Racing City Group

meet the Members


Naser Al Tamimi

OWNER member

His Excellency Mr Al Tamimi is a former International Emirati Basketballer and current UEA Olympic commissioner with over 25 years of experience in the sports industry. He was a judge in Judo’s Japan Olympic Games 2021

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Morris Pagniello

OWNER member

Director of Genova Academy, owner of Racing City Group and former professional soccer player, bases his strategy on helping the players to develop their skills and get used to the culture and demands of European soccer. 


Javier Antonio Ruiz Anitua

racing murcia president

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Javier Antonio Ruiz Anitua is a Mexican architect. He’s currently president of Racing Murcia City Futbol Club and Board member of Racing City Group.

Ruben Corona

racing murcia vice-president

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He is a Canadian Mexican sports entrepreneur and FIFA agent working as director of Genova Academy Canada and as representative of  Spanish First Division club Rayo Vallecano. Former Racing Murcia, he is currently involved in the expansion of the Racing City Group in North America

Rosario Pelligra


Australian entrepreneur, Melbourne native, and Catania FC President (Italy) showcasing his global influence. As a Racing City Group Board Member, he actively shapes the organization’s future. Rosario Pelligra at 46 years of age and being born in Melbourne, Australia with Italian heritage upbringing is an entrepreneur in the Building development Industry and hotel chain owner and Catania FC President (Italy) showcasing his global influence. As a Racing City Group Board Member joining the 14 club ownership he is an active owner of a league club Perth Glory Basketball team and South Australian Pro-baseball team.
Mr. Pelligra recently purchased shares in 2nd division club in United Arab Emirates making him President and Majority owner in the FIFA approved club. 

Steve Nijar

racing Madrid president

Business man, Toronto FC former player and actor. He is president of Racing Madrid. He produced a lot of TV movies a TV format such “Soccer Dreams” for Fox Sport, giving the opportunity to win a contract with the Everton.

Juan Carlos Fernandez Ruiz

racing Merida president

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He’s a Mexican Businessman and a top International Corporate Lawyer from Mexico City. He’s currently active in Spanish Football as the president of Racing Merida City Football Club.

José Antonio Anguiano

racing Houston president

He’s owner of the Tepeyac Institute, one of the most important educational groups in Latin America. Partner of Genova International Mexico-Texas and President of Racing Houston City Football Club (UPSL)


Naser Sulaiman

Gulf Region

His Excellency Mr. Naser Sulaiman is an Emirati Born Lawyer of Government Dubai Land. With Vast experience and had Master of Law from America in Harvard exclusive masters in from Switzerland and Diplomas from Mexico and Canada

José Antonio Gallardo

World wide

United Kingdom based lawyer with Spanish background with over 30 years of experience in bussiness law and sports management MA London. He’s co-founder of Anthem Sports management London and President of FEDECOM.

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Felice Massa


One of the most  prestigious sports law attorneys. He becomes the reference point for numerous FIFA players. He was Head of Sport Marketing for the “Philipp Plein” group, including those with Atletico Madrid, Monaco and Silvio Berlusconi’s Monza). 

Racing City Group

Established in 2018 by His Excellency Ex International Emirati Basketball player Mr Naser Al Tamimi and Morris Pagniello Australian/ Italian ex Professional Footballer, Racing City Group is a Reference in Sports Related Bussiness’s all around the world, including club ownerships, the worlds largest football academies,player management and entertainment amd tours companies

Racing city football clubs include Racing Murcia, Racing Capri, Racing Sacramento, Racing Los Angeles, Racing Houston amd more…

Racing City Group can also Count on its numerous Sporting Legends like Javier Zanetti Argentinan International Legend ex Inter Milan player and Current Vice President, Roberto Carlos ex Brazilian World Cup winner and Real Madrid Legend, Julio Ceasar Ex Brazilian International Legend and Inter Milan Legend, Luis Scola ex NBA Legend and Argentina legend

In 2020 Racing City Group reached many agreements in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Mexico, USA, Italy, Spain, Australia, Canada and Panama and continue the expansion. The objective of these alliances is to help improve the quality of selected sports in many countries

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