Victor Moses voted 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian in Sports

After a successful Poll by international reputed rating establishment, Avance Media in partnership with, Victor Moses has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian in Sports in one of the most credible and respected rankings system that honours youth excellence in Nigeria.

Below are the Most Influential Young Nigerian in Sports as voted by the Public.

  1. Victor Moses (Chelsea)
  2. Alex Iwobi (Arsenal)
  3. Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City)
  4. Chukwuka Onuwa (MFM FC)
  5. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)
  6. Ola Aina (Hull City)
  7. William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor)
  8. Victor Osimhen (Wolfsburg)
  9. Moses Simon (KAA Gent)
  10. Henry Onyekuru (RSC Anderlecht)

The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries voted Footballer, Victor Moses also as the Most Influential Young Nigerian.

Motivational Speaker, John Obidi, Templars Law Associate, Kenneth Okwor, Founder of Ambassadors of Africa, Prince Louis Omolayo Adekola and Arsenal Skipper, Alex Iwobi were also voted among the top 5 most influential young Nigerians respectively.

Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, Yasmin Belo-Osagie was also voted as the Most Influential Young Nigerian Woman.

Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media explained that, the ranking which features young people creating positive influence in Nigerian is meant to inspire young people across Nigeria and change the negative perceptions of the potentials of young people.

Profile of Victor Moses, Nigeria’s Most Influential Young Person in Sports


Victor Moses is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a winger or wing-back on either flank for Premier League club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team.

He has gained over 20 caps for Nigeria since his debut in 2012 and has played in their winning campaign at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, as well as the campaign in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

He has played for West Ham United, Stoke City, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, Wigan Athletic and currently plays for Chelsea.

He was voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian in Sports.


Source: Avance Media