The U-17 football team of Ghana not only have a craze for the sport, but also a certain Indian television series too. As soon as the Ghana U-17 team learnt that they would be travelling to Mumbai for the pre-quarterfinal game, their excitement knew no bounds. They apparently targetted a trip to Film City on their to-do list. KumKum Bhagya, the Indian television soap opera apparently has a major fan following in Ghana.
'KumKum Bhagya', which is part of Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms has been aired in Ghana since 2015 and has also been dubbed in the local Ghana language, that is Twi. The U-17 Ghana football team reportedly try to keep pace with the serial whenever they are not on the football field by live streaming it.