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This challenging game is from Ghana

Usually two people are involved. It could also be two teams of more than two in a team. The players or teams are identified as “Ohyiwa” and “opare”.  "Ohyiwa" scores a point when a player’s left leg meets the right leg or right leg meets the left leg of "opare". "Opare" also scores a point when the left leg meets the left or the right leg meets the right leg of "ohyiwa". The first to get ten points wins the game or contest.  The game: Two contestants at a time, one from each team start clapping their hands while singing and jumping. As they land each manipulates the legs and places one leg forward.  As explained above, 'ohyiwa' wins by the left leg meeting the right leg or right leg meeting the left leg of "opare".  "Opare" scores by the left leg meeting the left leg or right leg meeting the right leg of "ohyiwa". There is no referee but every team counts its scores as the game progresses. The first to get ten points wins.  A set of games is played and the higher scorer determines the winner.

Contributed by D.A. Akuoko - Thank you!

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