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Cameroon draws a crowd for World Cup match in Sao Paulo
Cameroon draws a crowd for World Cup match in Sao Paulo

Emanuel Ebot, Whellder Guelewar and Pa Suwareh Faye are from Cameroon, Brazil, and Gambia, respectively. But on Friday, they came together at a restaurant in Sao Paulo's growing African immigrant community to cheer on Cameroon's World Cup team, saying they felt united by Brazil's historical links to Africa. “I'm cheering for Cameroon, and I cheer for any African team,” said Guelewar, a 29-year-old producer of cultural events, and the small restaurant explodes into cheers when an apparent Mexico goal was overturned. “We feel that we are Africans, even if we are part of a diaspora. We really value this part of our culture.” He and his...

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