Britain’s Got Talent: Ghanaian dance duo Abigail and Afronita take 3rd place

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Ghanaian dancing duo Abigail and Afronita placed third in season 17 of the popular Britain’s Got Talent show. The final was held on Sunday night.

Dance teacher Afronita, 20, and her protege Abigail, seven, were among 10 finalists, including a choir, a magician, and a Japanese skipping group.

Singer Sydnie Christmas took the top prize, followed by Jack Rhodes in second place, and Abigail and Afronitaaa in third.

The winner, Sydnie will receive a cash prize of £250,000 and earn a chance to perform at the Royal Variety Performance

The Ghanaian duo had previously won the public vote in the fourth semi-final, securing a spot in Sunday’s final.

Here’s a full list of BGT Season 17 finalists:

• Singer, Innocent Masuku

• Ssaulabi, Performance Troupe

• Magician, Jack Rhodes

• Double Dutch group, Haribow

• Singer, Sydnie Christmas

• Singing Impersonator, Mike Woodhams

• Dancing duo, Abigail & Afronitaaa

• Choir, Northants Sings Out

• Comedian, Alex Mitchell

• Magician, Trixy


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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