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The day Africa boycotted the 1966 World Cup

Five African countries will represent Africa in the World Cup in Qatar this year. It took a 1966 World Cup boycott before Africa obtained its first guaranteed slot in the tournament.

Kwame Nkrumah with the Black Stars. Image Credit: Ghana National Archives

Nana Yaw Oppong-Mensah, founder of Kaazi, a start-up connecting African football players with recruiters, tells us more below.

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