Asisat Oshoala, Alex Iwobi listed among 100 most influential Young Africans in 2020

Asisat Oshoala, Alex Iwobi listed among 100 most influential Young Africans in 2020

- Asisat Oshoala and Alex Iwobi have made the list of 100 influential young Africans

- The likes of Davido, Broda Shaggi and Simi are also on the list as Nigerians

- Alex Iwobi and his club Everton will be facing Manchester United in next game

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Asisat Oshoala who plays for Barcelona and Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi have both been named in the list of 100 most influential young Africans so far in the year 2020.

No doubt these two Nigerian footballers have been impressive this year for their clubs and nation in all the games they have played.

Oshoala started her playing career on the streets in Lagos before moving to Europe where she has played for Arsenal and Liverpool Ladies before moving to China from where she joined Barcelona.

Alex Iwobi on the other hand is one of the best Super Eagles stars and he is currently playing for Premier League giants Everton.

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According to the report on Africa youth, leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media and Africa Youth Awards announced their names during the 5th annual publication.

However, Asisat Oshoala and Alex Iwobi are not the only Nigerians on the list for this big recognition as the likes of famous musician Davido is also included.

Below are the Nigerians who made the list

Asisat Oshoala

Alex Iwobi

Adebola Williams

Adetola Nola

Broda Shaggi

Burna Boy

Davido

DJ Neptune

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Fejiro Hanu Agbodje

Joeboy

John Obidi

Kiki Mordi

Odunayo Eweniyi

Ola Brown

Olugbenga Agboola

Orondaam Otto

Simi

Temie Giwa-Tubosun

Meanwhile, Alex Iwobi and his teammates at Everton are currently occupying fourth position on the Premier League table and they will be hosting Manchester United in next game.

Asisat Oshoala, Alex Iwobi listed among 100 Most influential Young Africans in 2020

Asisat Oshoala, Alex Iwobi listed among 100 Most influential Young Africans in 2020. Photo by Julian Finney
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Asisat Oshoala was on Saturday afternoon, October 31, in fine form as Barcelona defeated Real Betis 5-0 away from home in Spanish Women's League encounter.

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The Super Falcons of Nigeria striker made it 3-0 for her team in the 46th minute just after the start of the second half.

Goals from Aitana Bonmati, Mariona Caldentey, Caroline Graham and Jenni Hermoso completed the rout for Barcelona who are the reigning league champions and are unbeaten so far this season.

Oshola’s goal was her second league goal of the season as she also found the back of the net in Barcelona’s last league game which ended in a 6-0 win at CD Sporting Huesca.

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