Sporting Lagos Partners with Miva University for Player Education, Bridging Football and Academia ⚽ πŸŽ“

Sporting Lagos Partners with Miva University for Player Education, Bridging Football and Academia ⚽ πŸŽ“

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Sporting Lagos, the Nigerian football club founded by Paystack CEO Shola Akinlade, has teamed up with Miva University to empower its players with educational pursuits alongside their football careers. This strategic partnership aims to provide degrees in various fields to players in Nigeria's premier league, fostering personal and professional growth. Akinlade's vision of nurturing talent extends beyond football, emphasizing thoughtful planning for players' development and education.

Sporting Lagos has entered a collaboration with Miva University, offering its footballers the opportunity to pursue degrees while playing in Nigeria's top-tier league. Founded by Shola Akinlade, also the CEO of Paystack, Miva University provides accredited online degree programs, aligning with Akinlade's commitment to talent development. This move follows Akinlade's recent involvement in the Miva Masterclass, where he emphasized nurturing talent within the club. Additionally, his ownership stake in a Danish football club aims to create European opportunities for Sporting Lagos players, focusing on both their athletic and academic journeys.


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