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Doha, Qatar – After two thrilling thrillers that brought their teams closer towards the round of 16, African fans in Qatar raised their spirits a bit on Monday night. World Cup.
Following a 3-3 draw with a Serbian team, Cameroon began the party. Later, Ghana joined the party with a 3-2 victory over South Korea. This match kept the fans on their feet until the whistle blew.
Africa was the theme of the night’s festivities at the FIFA Fan Festival where fans gather to watch matches and performances. Popular Nigerian singer Patoranking entertained the crowd with some of his songs, while Kenyan dancers performed.
For fans who were entertained earlier in the day by football, it was a double treat.
Ekow and Simone, Ghana supporters, were present at the Education City Stadium to witness the match against South Korea. They said that the atmosphere was electric during the match.
“We cheered, we cried, we laughed and when it was all over, we danced,” Ekow told Al Jazeera at the FIFA Fan Festival on Monday night. “It was perfect.”
Ekow noted that the performances of all African teams have shown that the continent requires more representation at the tournament. He was referring to Africa’s five berths at the tournament. World Cup.
“At least four teams of Africa have a very good chance of going through, which shows that we are as good as European and South American teams,” he said.
All five African teams have a chance to advance to Saturday’s knockout stage, as they will be playing in the group-stage matches. They’re not afraid of surprising and exceeding expectations.
Cameroon (1990), Ghana (2010), and Senegal (2002 each reached the quarter-finals) before. World Cup fans expect nothing less of them.
Richard, a Senegalese supporter, stated that he fully expected his team to beat Ecuador today in their last group match.
“Ecuador are good but Senegal have a history of beating good teams,” he said, referring to Senegal’s run at the 2002 tournament, where they beat defending champions France and drew against Denmark and Uruguay.
“Don’t call it an upset if we beat Ecuador. We deserve to go through.”