Africa Cup of Nations: The Passion of the Fans

Posted January 22nd, 2015 at 11:42 am (UTC-4)
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There is nothing quite like football fans. Think the fervor of a religious revival, the uninhibited emotion of a rock concert, the intensity of a political rally. This year’s Africa Cup of Nations is no exception to that rule.

Check out some of the beautiful faces attending the matches of the beautiful game in Equatorial Guinea this past week.

 

Mike Eckel
Mike Eckel's dreams of being drafted by Man United or FC Barcelona peaked when he was captain of his high school football team, but ended during his short-lived college career. He continues to be an avid player (midfield) however and holds out hope that Jozy Altidore will get his act together for 2018. When not running VOA's football blogs, he writes about Russia, international war crimes, Central Asia corruption and oversees VOA's multimedia collaboration efforts.

One response to “Africa Cup of Nations: The Passion of the Fans”

  1. Sonny, The Africa cup of Nation is one big tournament that brings together the best of players from the continent.Its so sad that on the part of we Nigerians the Super Eagles are not taking part in this year tournament.

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