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DRC's 'foot game' becomes professional sport

Thousands play the 'foot game' in tournaments - a combination of dancing and singing, and some of the players want to see the sport spread across Africa.

by Haru Mutasa

What used to be a local game in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now a professional sport.

Thousands play the "foot game" in tournaments - a combination of dancing and singing, and some of the players want to see the sport spread across Africa.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the country's capital Kinshasa.


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