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Dakar's wrestling sandbox millionaires

The agony of defeat in the Dakar ring.  Photo/Sean Liliani

Sandbox millionaires

More popular than soccer in many parts of Africa, traditional wrestling has grown into a major sport. 

Every year, wrestlers hoping to achieve fame and fortune converge on Dakar for an annual tournament.

This form of competition, with its rituals and ancient rivalries, is now seen by many fighters as a route from rags to riches.  

Sean Liliani is ring-side in Dakar, Senegal with this week's View From Here.

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