PATTANI - A shared passion for football is uniting Buddhists and Muslims in the far south, where grassroots efforts to find elusive peace are gaining ground after years of bloodshed.
Unmissable in their bright orange shirts, the players of local side Pattani FC exchange banter almost as fast as their passes around the training pitch.
It is a scene familiar to football clubs across the world. But Pattani play in far from ordinary circumstances.
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