How Social Media is Shaping Nigerian Sports: The Top Sprinter Story

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Hosted by Making Of Champions Ltd

Masterclass Suite Water Corporation Road - Plot 5B VI Lagos




More Nigerians are now really aware of what is going on in the field of athletics through exciting content creation distributed through various social media platforms. The focus case study will be largely on Athletics and Football. How Social Media is Shaping Nigerian Sports: The Top Sprinter Story will feature how digital sports platform Making of Champs (MoC) is inciting participation and interest in sports via social media.

This interactive discussion will feature recaps of some of the most defining, comedic, inspiring social sports moments of 2015

We will review some of the year’s winning viral sports video clips like:
– 2015 World Relays in the Bahamas, where Nigeria beat USA and Jamaica to GOLD in the Women’s 4x200m Final
– 2015 World Championships in Beijing, where Nigerian Reporter tells Usain Bolt that he won because “Gatlin Made a Mistake”

Participants will  also get a behind the scenes look at the Top Sprinter Reality Show.  Solely leveraging on social media technologies, athletes from all over Nigeria turned out in Lagos, Ibadan, Enugu and Benin to audition for the Top Sprinter Genesis Reality TV show. This fusion of sports, entertainment and social media has made a lot of athletics fans out of sports loving Nigerians.


Venue & Location

Masterclass Suite

Water Corporation Road - Plot 5B
VI, Lagos





Social Media Week

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

How Social Media is Shaping Nigerian Sports: The Top Sprinter Story

Hosted by Making Of Champions Ltd






  • Bambo Akani

    Bambo Akani

    CEO

    Making of Champions Ltd

    bambostic
  • Deji Aliu

    Deji Aliu

    Olympic Medallist & Head Coach

    Making of Champions

    Dejialiu1
  • Oluwatoyin Ibitoye

    Oluwatoyin Ibitoye

    Media Officer

    Super Eagles

    Toyin_Ibitoye
  • Babatunde Koiki

    Babatunde Koiki

    Sports Anchor

    The Beat 99.9FM

    BabatundeKoiki
  • Jesse Onomiwo

    Jesse Onomiwo

    Social Media Manager

    Making Of Champions

    jesse_onomiwo