Air Niugini and Telikom support FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

The national airline, Air Niugini, and the telecommunications company Telikom PNG have been announced as National Supporters of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Air Niugini in support of the event will provide kind assistance comprising of air travel discounts and other promotional activities.

Meanwhile, Telikom PNG being the leading supporter of football in PNG will provide facilities and backing FIFA for the broadcasting of the competition, which will see the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup reach over 200 million people around the world.

As a leading telecommunication company, Telikom PNG will provide phone lines and internet services for the four stadiums hosting matches throughout the three-week tournament.

Following the announcement, Papua New Guinea Football Association President David Chung highlighted that the inclusion of the two nationally-owned companies as National Supporters for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup was a boost to the tournament.

“Their partnership with FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) will bring some local flavor to the tournament and create a buzz around this great event which Papua New Guineans are following closely.”

The eighth edition of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will be played in four venues in Port Moresby from November 13 to December 3, 2016, with 16 countries vying for the trophy.

Lamech Jinimbo