We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Sporting Lagos, a professional football club dedicated to fostering academic excellence and professional growth among its players. This alliance marks a significant step towards empowering individuals to excel in both the sporting and academic spheres.
Miva Open University’s commitment to providing high-quality, flexible and affordable educational opportunities aligns with Sporting Lagos’ unwavering dedication to developing well-rounded athletes and contributing positively to the community. Together, we are creating a synergistic environment where aspiring athletes can pursue their academic aspirations alongside their football careers.
Through this partnership, selected Sporting Lagos players will be enrolled into Miva Open University’s comprehensive range of bachelor’s degree programmes, enabling them to achieve a balance between their sporting pursuits and academic advancement. Our flexible learning modalities and diverse course offerings will cater to the unique needs of the players, ensuring they have access to high-quality education without compromising their athletic commitments.
Sporting Lagos is a Lagos-based football club, founded in 2022 by Shola Akinlade. The club has a mission to build generations of football talent in Nigeria and bring people together like never before. In 2023, just one year after it was founded, the Club got promoted from the NNL to the NPFL – the apex of Nigerian football. The Club plays its home games in Onikan Stadium, Lagos State, and is known for redefining the Nigerian matchday experience.
Miva Open University and Sporting Lagos are united in our belief that education and sports are mutually reinforcing forces that can shape a brighter future for individuals and communities. Together, we are committed to empowering the next generation of leaders, inspiring individuals to achieve their dreams, and bridging the gap between sports and education, fostering a culture where academic achievement is valued and recognized alongside sporting excellence.