K20,000 served for tennis, squash program

The Port Moresby Racquets Club is a proud recipient of K20,000 sponsorship from Bank South Pacific (BSP), to go toward its School Tennis and Squash School Development Program.

The Port Moresby Racquets Club School Development Program was reignited in June 2019 with the participation of five schools; Bavaroko Community, Birdwing Independent, Lahara Avenue, Port Moresby Grammar and Boroko Primary.

Squash Director Merlyn Alarcos-Kriebisch thanked BSP for the continued assistance in the sport and also its development.

“The program aims at educating young minds about the sport of tennis and squash and paves the way to find young talents to develop. We are grateful for the tremendous support from BSP,” Alarcos-Kriebisch stated.

“The bank’s support will assist the Port Moresby Racquets Club in organising and running coaching program for participating schools during school holidays and introducing the sport to youngsters as part of their Physical Education (PE) lessons during Term 4.”

The program aims to reach over 2,000 students through participating schools.

BSP Corporate Sponsorship Manager, Amelia Minnopu, said: “Junior sport development has been a key part of BSP’s Corporate and Social responsibility activities (CSR) for over five years, and the bank is excited to support the Port Moresby Racquets Club.

“With our community values of sports, education and health, we believe our support will give the most deserving and promising young talent the best possible chance of reaching the highest levels of the sport and developing the wellbeing of the students.”

Press release