PNG Football stadium

Nigeria upset Spain 2-1 at PNG Football Stadium

Both teams registered one goals each in the first half of the match.

Spain's midfielder Alba Redonzo scored the first and only goal against Nigeria in the 5th minute.

Nigeria responded with its first goal in the 11th minute which was scored by midfielder Ihuoma Onyebuchi leveling the scores at 1-all.

Going into the second half on equal points, Nigeria put the Spaniads under pressure in the early minutes of the match.

Various road access to be closed for FIFA matches

With the FIFIA U20 World Cup set in the city, NCD managements has authorised for several roads to be  closed in the city to allow free access for teams to move into the field of play on match days.

All access roads will be closed two days prior to match day and control for safety and security of pedestrian and traffic near the four venues set for FIFA U20 matches; Sir John Guise Stadium, PNG Football Stadium, National Football Stadium and Bava Mini stadium.

30 days to go before FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

The Local Organising Committee is working around the clock to ensure that all is ready before the kick-off on November 13.

Preparation is gearing up with LOC’s overlay teams and competitions team working closely with the venue owners to ensure that all is ready for LOC to move in when the bump-in commences in two weeks.

 Asset allocation has been completed for all venues and bump-in is awaiting installation of temporary fencing for  all training venue sites and match venues.