As rightfully predicted, 26-year-old Commerce graduate Mustafa Galal Elezali from Egypt bested 27 other contestants from around the world to win the just concluded Man of the World 2017 pageant, held on 28th July 2017 at One Esplanade in Pasay City, Philippines. Vietnam’s Nguyen Huu Long finished 1st runner-up and Palestine’s Wassim Sahyoun adjudged as 2nd runner-up.
After Mustafa graduated from Commerce majoring in finance at Alexandria University, he moved to Dubai and worked at Porsche in the administration department. He participated at Starhunt pageant in Dubai and bagged the Mister Congeniality. After that, they selected him to represent Egypt at the very first edition of Man of the World 2017 pageant and eventually won the title.
Mustafa is already a hot favorite since the pageant started. He already made it to TOP 5 both National Costume and Swimwear prior to the finals. He played of being a smart candidate during the Q&A that made him the first man to take the title.
The 6’2″-tall international model & accountant is currently living in the Philippines. He is an official model of SM, the Philippines’ biggest mall network and for cosmetics company Avon Philippines.
TOP 3 FINALISTS:
1.EGYPT – Winner
2.VIETNAM – 1st Runner-up
3.PALESTINE – 2nd Runner-up
TOP 5 FINALIST:
TOP 10 SEMIFINALISTS:
TOP 18 SEMI-FINALISTS:
1.ENGLAND – Best in Talent
2.PHILIPPINES – People’s Choice Award
3.CAPE VERDE – Best Introduction Video
Friendship – PALESTINE
Advocacy Award – THAILAND
Mr. Photogenic – EGYPT
Charity – NEPAL
Personality Award – AFGHANISTAN
Trendsetter Award – ALGERIA
Mr. iMaker – SPAIN
Mister Popularity – PHILIPPINES
Fashion Award – CHINA