Photo: World Cup Witchcraft: Africa Teams Turn to Magic for Aid



A witch doctor, or juju man, in Tanzania casts magic spells over a soccer ball and a player's uniform before a game.

A film that premiered last month as part of the 2006 World Cup's art and culture program depicts the practice of soccer teams in Africa turning to witchcraft, or juju, to gain a competitive edge.

Photograph courtesy Oliver Becker, Occasione Documentaries


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