2013 Photo Contest, Daily Life, Singles, 1st prize

Football in Guinea-Bissau

Photographer

Daniel Rodrigues

03 March, 2012

Youths play football on a field that was once part of a military barracks, in the village of Dulombi, Galomaro, Guinea-Bissau.

About

Daniel Rodrigues

After graduating from the Portuguese Institute of Photography in 2010, Daniel Rodrigues worked as a photojournalist for a Portuguese daily newspaper and for Global Imagens, a pho...

Background story

Dulombi, Guinea-Bissau

Youths play football on a field that was once part of a military barracks, in the village of Dulombi, Galomaro, Guinea-Bissau.

The barracks housed members of the Portuguese military, before Guinea-Bissau gained its independence in 1974. 

Football is the most popular amateur sport in the world, and some of Africa’s stars in the sport began their careers in just such informal settings.

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