FIFA U20 womens world cup

France seeking revenge in debut

“Korea has a good technique and tactics of football, and playing against a more experienced side is challenging but interesting as we will do our best to make our supporters and country proud,” coach Eyquem said when during the grand finalists’ press conference.

He added that there will only be one winner and France would like to be that winner in the tournament.

“Korea, being three times through to the finals in the U17 twice and U20 in the 2012 world cup, we hope to do our best.”

​Fifty-one policewomen assigned to 16 World Cup teams

This followed a successful three-day workshop held at the Lamana Hotel in Port Moresby.

 The workshop conducted by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) with the Royal PNG Constabulary (RPNGC) to ensure the security of the young athletes and their fans throughout the tournament.

The women officers assigned will work in groups of two or three alongside a TLO, and will be responsible for the security of their assigned team for the duration of the tournament.

FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer assesses preparations in PNG

It was an opportunity to gather information regarding the health situation in the region and the condition of medical facilities as well as to initiate discussions with the authorities for the future implementation of FIFA’s global health initiative “FIFA 11 for Health”.

Planning underway for FIFA U20 World Cup

After meeting recently with FIFA delegates at the FIFA headquarters at Zurich, Switzerland, local organising committee (LOC) chief executive officer Seamus Marten said it gave them the chance to discuss key functional areas.

Marten travelled with a team in the areas of Security, Medical, Competition, Broadcast and Media personnel from the LOC.

These are the key functional areas that will start the planning process for logistics.

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Sirinumu water level heads for danger mark

The water level at Sirinumu dam is dropping to a dangerous level and people are urged to save water.

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PNG U20 women get K2 million boost for FIFA World Cup

This funding will assist the team in its preparations towards the FIFA U20 World Cup  which is being held from Nov 13 to Dec 3 2016 in Port Moresby.

The funds will be paid in installments following a dummy cheque presented today by NGCB acting chief executive officer Imelda Agon to PNG Football Association president David Chung.

Agon was pleased to announce the funding as part of the government’s contribution to prepare the team for the World Cup as they’re mindful of the 15 countries coming to participate.

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Grade 10s given priority for exam time

Grade 10 students of Malalaua High School in Kerema District sat for their National Examination this week despite the water shortage situation which has affected the area since April.

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City residents called on to support FIFA U20 World Cup

National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop urged the public to keep the city clean and decrease law and order problems.

Parkop called on the people to welcome the visitors from the 15 countries that will participate in the tournament alongside PNG.

The tournament and will bring around 1,000 players and officials to PNG as well as spectators and will also be broadcast around the world to millions of fans.

“We can successfully host the tournament following the recent Pacific Games.

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Food supplies run low in Kiunga

Food supplies in Kiunga in the Western Province are running low as the drought continues to hit hard.

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School fields to be upgraded for FIFA U20 World Cup

The upgraded playing fields will be used for team training sites for the 16 countries that will be attending the World Cup.

One of the criteria in the hosting agreement and FIFA stadium guidelines for the tournament is to have 16 team training sites and a training site for referees.

Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko said the playing fields will be upgraded to the highest standard and will be international accredited.

Tkatchenko said this development will leave a lasting legacy where the schools will benefit from it in the future.