Softball teams to travel next week for club championships

The softball teams taking part in the club championships at Mt. Hagen will be travelling next week between Sept 12th and 14th.

They should arrive before the National Softball Club Championships commences next Thursday, September 14.

The top 4 women’s teams participating are AB Bears, Stingers, United Sisters and Wantoks. The event runs throughout the Independence weekend and ends on Sunday, September 18.

Meanwhile, the Port Moresby Women’s Softball Association publicity officer, Sophie Malaibe, says this 2016/17 season will commence with the first delegates’ meet on Monday, October 3, at 5.30pm.

“The requirement for this meeting and all other meetings going forward is for all presidents of the PMWSA clubs to attend.

“A separate email invite will be issued with regards to this meeting. This will strengthen our communication network to all clubs within the Association,” says Malaibe.

The publicity officer adds that the Nancy Kamara Cup, which is the women’s softball pre-season weekends, will start on Saturday, October 8.

The prize monies for the Nancy Kamara Cup are:

• 1st prize – K4,000

• 2nd prize – K3,000

• 3rd prize – K2,000

• 4th prize – K1,000

Malaibe says K250 will be given to all committed participating teams that did not make the top 4.

“The PMWSA has also released a calendar of events for the whole 2016/ 17 season,” she says.

“This is for all softball clubs and will be issued to all women’s softball club presidents and media by the 3rd of October, 2016.”

Press release