Forbes Africa 30 Under 30: Oshoala Makes Prestigious Shortlist

Oluwole Ola
Oluwole Ola

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has been included in the latest Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list. The Falcons star is the only sportswoman from the continent who made it into this exclusive list of young minds said to be projecting Africa in good light to the rest of the world.

Aside from Asisat, three others (males); Lloyd Harris, 23 and Pieter-Steph du Toit, 27 both from South Africa and Nijel Amos, 26, Botswana are the others from the Sports Industry that made the Forbes 30 list. Apart from being the only sportswoman selected, Asisat is also the youngest from Nigeria, the country with the most-selected individuals.

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Across her social media handles on Tuesday, Asisat,who earlier in 2020 won the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Women’s Player of the Year for the fourth time, wrote: “Forever Grateful and still, work don’t stop… .🙏🏾 #ForbesAfrica 30 under 30 class of 2020.”

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Forever Grateful and still, work don’t stop….🙏🏾 #ForbesAfrica 30 under 30 class of 2020 🤟🏾

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Entertainers, DJ Cuppy, 27, Mr Eazi, 28, Patoranking, 29; as well as entrepreneurs Tracy Batta, 29, Olajumoke Oduwole, 29, Swanky Jerry, 28, Davies Okeowo, 29, and Maryam Gwadabe, 29 all saw Nigeria dominating the 2020 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list.

You can see the full list on Forbes Africa Website

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