Waka Waka Meaning

Origin of the Waka Waka Song

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Waka Waka This Time For Africa by Shakira is actually a cover of a 1986 song titled "Tsamina" or "Zangaléwa" by a Cameroon group called Golden Sounds. The song was written as a tribute to African Soldiers who fought in World War 2. Members of Golden Sounds were actually former soldiers. This is a military song, so it fits right in with Soccer, as it can be said that players going to battle on the soccer field.

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