Nigerian dance group, The Supreme Task, has won $7,000 following its top performance at the 2016 Korean POP World Festival held at Chanhwon Sport Park, South Korea.

A statement by the Korean Cultural Centre said the event had a total of 15 finalists from different countries including Nepal, Russia, Malaysia, Mexico and the United States.

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Others were from Vietnam, Sweden, Israel, Italy, India, Indonesia, Japan, China, and Hungary.

Part of the statement reads: “80 contesting teams from 65 different countries had earlier participated in the preliminaries, categorised into Performance and Vocal, and the Nigerian team beat other contestants in the performance category.

“The Supreme Task Dance crew performed a Korean song `Fire’ by TBS in the presence of about 20,000 people to emerge the best team in the performance category.”

This is the second straight year that the Nigerian team would participate in the K-Pop World Festival in Korea.

In last year’s edition, “Pacific Stars’ team from Nigeria won the overall best team of the Festival and became the first African team to do so in the six-year history of the festival.