'President Trump loves my football skills'
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'President Trump tweeted about my football skills'

Tanzanian Hadhara Charles Mjeja gained global attention, including a tweet from US president Donald Trump, when footage of her freestyle football skills went viral.

Hadhara, who started playing as a young child using orange peels, says she love doing keepie-uppies, her hobby which has turned into a source of income.

She learned the skills through practice and imitating international footballers.

Hadhara has visited nine African countries showcasing her talent.

Video producers: Gloria Achieng and Suzgo Chitete

  • 09 Mar 2019
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