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Tibet’s first football club aims at unity, struggles for Chinese players

Lhasa (AFP) – Green jersey soaked with sweat, midfielder Luosang Sanzhu practises his passing on the manicured pitch of Lhasa FC, Tibet’s first football club — the latest gambit to soothe lingering tensions between Tibetans and Han Chinese. Officials hope the highest club in China, which was established last year, can break down barriers in the mountainous region, where relations with Beijing have sometimes been strained since its “peaceful liberation” in 1951.
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