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Percy Tau Included In 100 Most Influential Young Africans List

Bafana Bafana attacker Percy Tau has been included in the 100 Most Influential Young Africans list which was released earlier this week.

Tau is currently on loan at Belgian Second Division outfit Royale Union Saint-Gilloise from English Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion.

The 24-year-old former Mamelodi Sundowns man is the only sports personality from Mzansi to make it on the list with other footballers on the continent like Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as well as Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa.

South Africa made the list with 17 extremely talented young people which also includes the likes of rappers Cassper Nyovest and Nasty C, Economic Freedom Fighters’ Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and actress Nomzamo Mbatha.

Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and Tanzania all lead the list with 20, 17, 12 and eight representatives respectively.

“100 young achievers from 26 African countries have been announced by Africa Youth Awards as part of the 2018 list of 100 Most Influential Young Africans. The annual prestigious list which was launched in 2016 and currently in its third year features young politicians, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, digital influencers, philanthropists & athletes across 10 distinct categories who are blazing various trails and promoting the positive image of Africa across the globe,” confirmed the organisers in a statement on africayouthawards.org.

The annual prestigious list which was launched in 2016 and currently in its third year, features young politicians, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, digital influencers, philanthropists & athletes across 10 distinct categories promoting the positive image of Africa across the globe.

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