World Cup 2014

 

All is set. Shop owners make sure customers don’t miss out on the action. Football fever hits Accra.
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Everyone is waiting patiently for our first game. Here, bar maintenance just replaced a faulty projector so fans can enjoy a good game. Ghana plays USA on Monday, June 16.
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Ghana’s game against USA is on Monday, June 16. OJ Fernando, waiter, is highly optimistic that Ghana will win.
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Road closed to through traffic. Football lovers watch the opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup between Brazil and Croatia. Osu, Ghana.© Francis Kokoroko 2014

 
 

 

It’s past 2:30am Sunday, June 15, 2014 GMT. Football fan stays up late to witness Côte d’Ivoire’s victory over Japan.
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Ghana football fans watch their game against the USA with forlorn hopes of winning. Ghana lost 2-1. Monday, June 16, 2014.
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Adults only EuroBet Sports Betting Centre. Newtown, Ghana.
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With a burgeoning culture of sports betting among the youth of Accra, young men stayed up late to watch the game between Ghana and USA. Majority of them lost money as they bet on Ghana.
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Woman takes a nap ahead of Ghana’s game with Germany.
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Security guard on duty enjoys Ghana’s game against Germany.
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Ghana equalizes. © Francis Kokoroko 2014

 
 

Disappointed 

Everyone is coach! Ghana vs. Portugal game. © Francis Kokoroko 2014

 
 

 

Cameraman carries out his work with disappointment as Ghana trails in her game against Portugal. Ghana exited the World Cup after losing 2-1.
© Francis Kokoroko 2014