In Summary
  • FIFA has announced the drum has become the latest addition to the collection at the Museum in Zurich.
  • The drum, which is locally referred to as ‘dondo’, has become a regular feature at Ghana’s football

The drum the Black Stars used for their ‘jama’ session ahead of games at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been added to the FIFA Museum collection.

The Ghanaian team touched down in Qatar in style and made the headlines with their arrival ahead of match days during the period they were in the tournament.

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FIFA Museum Collection

FIFA has announced the drum has become the latest addition to the collection at the Museum in Zurich.

A post on the FIFA museum page on X (formerly Twitter) confirmed the addition of the drum as part of the governing body’s series on the history of the World Cup.

“Ghana players made their arrival to the stadiums at Qatar 2022 in style. This particular drum is now part of the FIFA Museum collection,” the page wrote.

This comes after the jersey worn by Asamoah Gyan during the 2010 FIFA World Cup quarter-final game against Uruguay was also preserved in the FIFA museum two years ago.

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The jersey of Asamoah Gyan at the FIFA museum/Photo Courtesy

Significance Of The Drum

The drum, is locally referred to as ‘dondo’, and has become a regular feature at Ghana’s football national team assignments.

The ‘dondo’ drum has long been an integral part of the Black Stars’ preparations, featuring prominently in their ‘jama’ sessions before matches.

The Black Stars, brought their traditional flair to the global stage, captivating audiences with their arrival and spirited performances during the tournament.

FIFA’s latest announcement confirms the inclusion of the iconic drum in the Museum’s collection in Zurich, recognising its significance as a symbol of Ghanaian football culture.

 

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