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Africa Cup of Nations: The Passion of the Fans

There is nothing quite like football fans. Think the fervor of a religious revival, the uninhibited emotion of a rock concert, the intensity of a political rally. This year's Africa Cup of Nations is no exception to that rule. Check out some of the beautiful faces attending the matches of the beautiful game in Equatorial Guinea this past week.
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A Ghana football fan with a face painted in the country's national colors, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP)
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A Ghana football fan with a face painted in the country's national colors, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP)

DR Congo’s football fan painted in his national colors gestures at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP)
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DR Congo’s football fan painted in his national colors gestures at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP)

A Burkina Faso fan prays before their Group A football match against Equatorial Guinea at the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Bata January 21, 2015. (REUTERS)
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A Burkina Faso fan prays before their Group A football match against Equatorial Guinea at the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Bata January 21, 2015. (REUTERS)

A Senegal football fan gestures during the match between Ghana and Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP)
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A Senegal football fan gestures during the match between Ghana and Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP)

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