Football is not only an integral aspect of life all over Africa but also in the rest of the world. It was reported that African journalists have been created a favorable condition to give their voice thanks to a new project inspired by the 2010 FIFA World Cup. They were invited to join a free international training course ahead of the Football World Cup. Media professional are encouraged to produce and distribute innovative articles, images, and multimedia productions. The opening ceremony was kicked off on June 11, 2010. However, African journalist as well as international journalists got prepared months ago and have been following each match, player, and event in order to provide readers and viewers the latest information and images. They have to work hard and go through extreme weather and conditions.
Any professional journalist that is currently a national and a resident of an African country is eligible.
Always ready ahead the match kicked off
They are trying to capture images of Brazilian players including Kaka, Robinho, and Elano.
Even in the dangerous area
Even approaching to the coaches’ chair
African journalists were invited to participate in a free international training course ahead of the Football World Cup kick-off.
Journalists do not want to miss any moment.
They aim to produce and distribute creative and innovative images and multimedia productions about African football.
They have to stand on a high wall near an airport to capture images.
Working in the rain
Not only events in the match but also another moments in real life
A Salvadore’s journalist wore a mark to cheer the host team.
Brazilian goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes is interested in taking photos.
Zakumi mascot at World Cup 2010
2010 FIFA World Cup kicked off colored opening ceremony
Female fans in the opening of World Cup
Football Stars’ Absence from World Cup 2010 at Final List