Phakaaathi Reporter
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6 Oct 2017
11:37 am

Khune in top 100 most influential young Africans’ list

Phakaaathi Reporter

Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has been named as one of the 100 most influential people in the continent, by an African youth magazine.

Itumeleng Khune of Kaizer Chiefs during the Absa Premiership match between Maritzburg United and Kaizer Chiefs at Harry Gwala Stadium. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

Khune made it on the list because of the charity work he does through football initiatives in communities in South Africa.

The Amakhosi favourite is one of five African football stars to make it on to the list. He is the only player based in Africa on the list.

READ: Twitter responds to Khune’s plea for Bafana support

Here are the other soccer stars on the list:

Sadio Mane (Senegal)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)
Riyad Mahrez (Algeria)
Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)