An image of vendors selling football kits at a market stall in Abidjan ahead of the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations.

Vendors sell football kits belonging to different clubs and national teams at a market stall ahead of the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations in Abidjan on January 6, 2024.

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