Chef de Mission, Emma Waiwai, said Team PNG is in Vanuatu to compete and they are not leaving without achieving their goals.
“We are ready and are looking forward to taking back the spoils to PNG,” she said.
The team is expecting strong challenge from traditional rivals New Caledonia, Fiji and hosts Vanuatu.
“Everyone is here to give their best and we will ensure that they are able to do that to the best of their ability.
“At the end of competition we want to send everyone back satisfied that they gave their best,” said Waiwai.