PNG U23 Residents

60-man training squad announced

This includes Brendon Nima, Edward Ipape and Woods Kawage, who were in the PNG Kumuls squad for the recent England Knights tour.

They join 15 players retained from last year’s squad.

Three former SP Hunters players – William Aquila, Junior Rop and Bland Abavu - have also been included.

Players from the Southern and Highlands Confederates as well as local leagues POMRFL, UPNG and one from Alotau RL are also included and given an opportunity.

SP PNG Hunters Train On Squad 2019

Opportunity to meet PNG Residents players

The players have been divided into four groups and will be at the Ticket Mastas outlets at Cool Stuff – Waterfront and the three Brian Bell outlets at Vision City, Homecentre at Gordon’s and Boroko Plaza between 11am and 12 noon.

PNGNRLC Manager, Stanley Hondina, said: “This is your chance to meet and greet the players, wish them luck and get a selfie or a photo.”

Hondina added the players will also promote ticket sales for this Sunday’s first ever match against New South Wales U23 Country at the Oil Search National Football Stadium, Port Moresby.