FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

No blackouts during FIFA U20 World Cup games says PNG Power

That is the guarantee given by PNG Power Chief Executive Officer Chris Bais during the announcement of the company’s sponsorship to the staging of the soccer world cup, on Friday October 28, 2016.

There will be 32 matches played from November 13 – December 3, only in the nation’s capital.

Bais announced that the company’s sponsorship amounting to K1. 5 million will cover electricity for the nine training fields and also the games venues.

Work at Bava and PNG Football Stadium nearing completion

PNG Sports Foundation Executive Director, Peter Tsiamalili Jnr made this very clear during a tour of training and match venues currently under preparations for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.

The tour was with members of the Infrastructure Project Steering Committee (IPSC) as part of its weekly meet, and which Tsiamalili chairs.

PNG U20 women to compete in 7 US matches

They will play seven matches in USA against some of the US university teams, including last year's national champions.

The team had their first friendly against the US U-20 women's team during the Tri-Nations match in May in Port Moresby where US defeated them 10-0.

They also travelled to Korea for a friendly in June and hope to have more friendly matches after the US trip within the region to get them ready.

PNG U-20 women's coach Lisa Cole said over the last 6 months, the players have been training hard to prepare themselves for this challenge.