Egyptian is 2017 Man of the World

Felix Manuel - The Philippine Star
Egyptian is 2017 Man of the World

MANILA, Philippines - An Egyptian model won the first ever Man of the World Pageant, topping a field of 28 hunks from all over the world at the glittering Finals Night Friday, July 28, at One Esplanade in Pasay City.

The towering Mostafa Galal Mohammed Elezali (center and below), 26, an early favorite among pageant aficionados, performed consistently during the different phases of the competition. Mister Vietnam Nguyen Huu Long (right) and Mister Palestine Abou Sahyoun Nassim (left), finished first and second runners-up, respectively.

The model is a graduate of Commerce majoring in Finance from the prestigious Alexandria University. He is currently based in Manila and speaks Filipino to the delight of fans who were able to talk with him after the finals.

The Philippine entry, Police Inspector Chriz Dulagan, was among 10 semi-finalists and won Mr. Kojie San Men and Mr. Diana Stalder during the prelims.

PEPPS president Carlo Morris Galang received a lot of great reviews for adding a lot of Filipino elements in the production of the pageant which truly highlighted the beauty of the Philippines.    

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