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Ghana´s Black Stars Are Good For Business

Ghana´s Black Stars Are Good For Business

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In Ghana, World Cup fever is proving good business for some. Sports bars and merchandise-sellers are cashing in on the added interest in the national football team, the Black Stars.

Ebeneezer Asmoah sells t-shirts on the roadside in central Accra, along with his Uncle Godfried.Their stock now has a distinctly football focus.

“We got the Ghanaian one, the home jersey and this is the away jersey.” T-shirt vendor Ebeneezer Asamoah said.

The Black Stars’ World Cup qualification has given their business a welcome boost.They are selling each jersey for around 15 dollars.

“It’s always busy here, working, everyone is buying jerseys and those things a lot. The Ghana people are buying the Ghanaian’s home one, they have bought about 40 pieces today. But I think once the World Cup is fully underway people will buy even more.” T-shirt vendor Ebeneezer Asamoah said.

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