Gallery: Grassroots African football

Photographer Jessica Pitout spent months trekking through cities, towns and villages in Southern and West Africa, documenting the passion of football-mad communities with her Hasselblad camera – the players, the fields, the ingeniously improvised goalposts and home-made footballs.

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