PNG Soccer

PNG soccer teams put to test

Players based in Lae, Madang and Highlands will go through a similar process this week.

PNGFA Technical Manager Paul Isorua said preparations at this stage are looking good for both teams as they gear up for their first training camp.

The Port Moresby based players will kick of their first three-day training camp on Monday (today) at Bisini while Lae, Madang and Highlands will be on 22-24 April in Lae at PNGFA Academy.

Forty-nine players have been selected into the train-on squad for both teams, which will be trimmed to 23 with seven non-travelling reserves.


Four sports to kick off Pacific Games

They are basketball, touch football, soccer and table tennis.

Team PNG will start its gold medal campaign on home soil with our male touch team taking on Kiribati at the Bisini Sports Ground at 9am while our female team takes on Tonga at 12 noon.

Our mens touch team will play their second game at 2pm against Solomon Islands.  PNG mens soccer will play New Caledonia at 3pm.

Table tennis will be played at  the Caritas Hall in East Boroko from 9am to 7pm. PNG mens basketball will end the day when they taking on New Caledonia at the Taurama Aquatic Arena.