Daroa continues leadership of Basketball PNG

Nick Daroa will continue in his role as President of the Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea (BFPNG) following the election of executives at Saturday’s Annual General Meeting held in Port Moresby.

Joining Daroa on the new BFPNG Board will be Karo Lelai (Vice President), Noreen Gugumi (Treasurer) and Saskia Ani (Secretary).

Lelai’s transition into the Vice-President role after serving as BFPNG Secretary for the last four years.

Gugumi, an accounting manager, brings a wealth of financial expertise to the Federation as Treasurer, and as a former BFPNG Secretary, Ani also brings previous BFPNG board-level experience.

Daroa said he was thrilled about continuing on for a second term as BFPNG President and was enthusiastic about continuing to help the sport grow.

“I am very thankful to our affiliates for putting their confidence in me and the other elected Executives to keep driving the sport of basketball forward.

“It’s a very exciting time for BFPNG. We have a new strategic plan which our Federation will be implementing over the next three years and by working in close collaboration with our affiliated associations, we are in a tremendous position to take the game to levels not seen before in this country,” said Daroa.


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