Looking back at World Cup 2018
This week you’ll hear the answer to the question about the 2018 World Cup Winner. There’s an essay on the theme “This I Believe” by Mohammed Ibrahim from Cape Coast, Ghana, great music, and of course, the new quiz question. Just click on the arrow in the photo above and enjoy!
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On this week's program, there is a "This I Believe" essay from listener Mohammed Ibrahim of Cape Coast, Ghana. You can read along with Ibrahim as he reads!
This week’s quiz: On 14 July, tension was high here in France, as we prepared for the World Cup final the next day. I asked you to send me the name of the winning team and the final score as soon as it was known, and …
The answer is: … it was us! France was the victor; we beat Croatia 4 to 2. What a match it was! The Croatians played really well, didn’t they? But finally, it was France that won its second World Cup – the first World Cup win was in 1998, when France won against the Football Gods, the Brazilians.
The winners are: Usha Hazarika, from the United RFI Listener's Club in Assam, India; Shahzad Shabbir, the president of the Pak France International Listeners Club in Sahiwal, Pakistan; A. K. M. Nuruzzaman, the president of the RFI Amour Fan Club in Rajshahi, Bangladesh; Lloyd N Toh, the coordinator of the Club RFI Monrovia in Liberia and RFI Listeners Club member Timothy Ofori from Kumasi, Ghana.
Here’s the music you heard on this week’s program: “I Could Write a Book” by Richard Rogers and Jerome Hart, performed by the Beegie Adair Trio; Rimsky-Korsakov: “The Flight of the Bumblebee”, and “Pick Yourself Up” by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields, sung by Gregory Porter.
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