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The football pitch which doubles up as an airstrip

It doesn't take much to play a game of football, all you need is a ball, some friends and a mostly clear flat piece of ground. Youngsters in Am Timan in southern Chad had the ball, had the teams but were lacking a pitch. The solution? They've been playing on a stretch of land which also doubles up as airstrip ! Sara Creta is a journalist working for the aid organisation MSF and has been taking pictures of life in the town.....

Picture: Airstrip in Am Timan in Chad transforms into a football pitch in the evening. Credit: Sara Creta/MSF

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