Andrew Minogue

So far, so good: Minogue

“I think the athletes are gonna have a fantastic experience down there at the opening ceremony on Monday night and then the competition in the following two weeks,” said Minogue.

Minogue has been involved in various meetings since arriving on Monday.

His plate is full everyday, Chef de Mission meetings every morning regarding team logistics and attends to other meetings with the Games Organising Committee, government, various side meetings in and around Vila prior to the opening.

“So far, so good,” say Minogue.

3x3 basketball medal for PNG?

Riding off their win from the recently concluded Melanesian basketball championships, the PNG men and women’s teams are set for the challenge.

The Pacific Games Council delightedly announced the inclusion of 3×3 Basketball for the upcoming Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu; there is no doubt that this exciting new format will be a big hit in the Pacific and at the Games in December, stated Pacific Games Council CEO Andrew Minogue.

Pacific Games used as qualification or ranking for International outings

PGC Executive Director Andrew Minogue says that part of their business plan is to provide benefits for athletes and their programmes.

“A number of sports are been used as qualification or ranking events at the games which from the Executive Board’s perspective is a very successful initiative.