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Footballer Samatta Voted Most Influential Tanzanian

Footballer Mbwana Samatta has been voted the 2017 most influential Tanzanian in a poll run by ratings agency Avance media.

The 25-year-old striker plays for Belgian side KRC Genk and the Tanzania national football team.

The Tanzanian captain won the Confederation of African Football’s African Player of the Year (Based in Africa) award in 2016 thanks for  helping his team TP Mazambe win the African league.

After winning the prize for best African player in African leagues, he signed moved to KRC Genk.

The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries also voted Lawyer Peter Kibatala, CEO of Ayo TV, Millard Ayo, CEO of Azam Media Ltd, Yusuf Bakhresa and social entrepreneur Faraja Nyalandu among the top 5 most influential young Tanzanians respectively.

Social Entrepreneur and founder of Shule Direct, Faraja Nyalandu was also voted as the Most Influential Young Tanzanian 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 Tanzania youths to excel in their various endeavours.

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