Sam Reinders

soccer-fever: As the bustle of Accra gives way to the palm-lined beaches leading to the village of Teshe, the nationwide love for the game of football unfolds in front of you. Inescapable. Ghana's qualification for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa accentuated the role soccer plays in that country. Soccer pitches, formal and informal - dusty courtyards, sandy beaches, deserted buildings and empty rooftops - are either the scene of diligent preparation or frenzied action.