22 Jan Percy Tau Voted 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Sports
After a successful Poll by internationally reputed rating establishment, Avance Media, Percy Tau has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Sports in one of the most credible and respected rankings system that honours youth excellence in South Africa.
Below are the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Sports as voted by the Public.
- Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns)
- Caster Semenya (Athlete)
- Wayde van Niekerk (Athlete)
- Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs)
- Kagiso Rabada (Highveld Lions)
- Andile Jali (KV Oostende)
- Akani Simbine (Athlete)
- Bongani Zungu (Amiens SC)
- Dean Furman (SuperSport United FC)
- Thulani Serero (SBV Vitesse)
The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries voted Politician, Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlozi also as the 2017 Most Influential Young South African.
Mamelodi Sundowns’ Percy Tau, Model Nomzamo Mbatha, Medical Doctor, Dr Sandile Kubheka, and Musician Cassper Nyovest were also voted among the top 5 most influential young South Africans respectively.
Model and Actress Nomzamo Mbatha was also voted as the Most Influential Young South African Woman.
Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media says he hopes the annual polls will inspire young people to create a positive environment that will encourage other South African youths to excel in their various endeavours.
Profile of Percy Tau, South Africa’s 2017 Most Influential Young Person in Sports
Percy Tau is a South African professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Premier Soccer League and the National team.
He made his professional debut for the club on 25 February 2014 in the league against Orlando Pirates.
After two seasons and rarely appearing for Mamelodi Sundowns, Tau went down a division and signed for National First Division side Witbank Spurs. He made his debut for the side on against African Warriors.
Tau scored his first international goal against Guinea-Bissau after receiving a yellow card minutes earlier.
He was voted the 2017 Most Influential Young South African in Sports.
Source: Avance Media