PNGFA yet to select team for OFC Nations Cup

Papua New Guinea is yet to select a team for the Oceania Football Confederation Men’s Nations Cup which is due to be held from 28 May to 11 June in Port Moresby.

PNG Football Association has confirmed that it is yet to announce a squad.

The majority of the players will be selected from the Telikom National Soccer League competition which is currently underway.

PNG has been placed in Group A with Tahiti, Samoa and New Caledonia.

PNG will play its first match against New Caledonia on 28 May and the second match will be against Tahiti on 31 May and then Samoa on 4 June.

Group B consists of Fiji, New Zealand, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

The top two in each pool will proceed to semi-finals on 8 June and into the finals on 11 June.

All matches will be played at the Bisini Soccer Grounds with night games yet to be confirmed.

The top 3 in each pool will proceed to the OFC 3rd stage Home and Away of FIFA WC 2018 qualifiers.

Quintina Naime