National Press Club

Meet King Peggy of Ghana, Miss Ghana USA at World Cup viewing, 5 pm June 16, First Amendment Lounge

June 16, 2014 | By Joan B. Coyle |

The 2014 World Cup may be played in Brazil, but the best place to follow the action is right here in the heart of the nation’s capital at the National Press Club.

Watch Team USA’s first match -- against Ghana -- on June 16 in the First Amendment Lounge. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with the game starting at 6 p.m. The event will feature two special guests, King Peggy of Otuam, Ghana, and Miss Ghana USA, Alice Gyamfi.

The event is open to the public. Tickets are available for $15 per person, $10 if you are a Club member.

Take a culinary trip to Brazil with our assorted menu of Brazilian street fare, Caipirinha’s and more while watching the USA match on the big screen.


Pasteis Frito

Brazilian fried springroll/pastry with choice either cheese or beef filling

Black eye pea and shrimp fritters

Brazilian Chicken Wings

Stewed in Tomatoes and Coconut Milk


Hot dog stewed in tomatoes and onions served in hot dog roll topped with corn,pea, hard cooked eggs and parmesan cheese (two available as an entrée).

For additional information, contact Events Committee Chair, JoanCoyle at