Football Federation PNG

Kapi Natto welcomes Chung’s resignation

Chung, who is also the current President of the PNG Football Association and one of FIFA’s vice presidents, stepped down from his post this week amid accusations of corruption stemming from an audit into a multimillion-dollar project to build a new headquarters for the OFC.

At a press conference yesterday in Port Moresby, Kapi Natto said what has happened has trickled down to the outlook of football in PNG.

FFPNG successfully stages friendly matches in Kokopo

In the main match, Hekari United FC outclassed FC Radazz 5-1.

Again, it was the Kepo brothers who featured prominently in the win with two goals to Ati and one to Kolu.

The other two points came off the boot of Nathan James.

In the curtain raiser which was a women's match, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville drew 1-1 with East New Britain.

Next up on the FFPNG calendar will be the seven-a-side tournaments which will be held in all four Conferences (Northern, Southern, Highlands and NGI) across the country during the month of April.

Champions League finals this Saturday

It will be the showdown between the top two teams from the Northern Conference and Southern Conference under the National Premier League.

The third and fourth place playoff will be between Hekari United FC and Markham FC. This match will start at 1pm.

In the main event, the home side Welgris Morobe FC will host Gulf Erema FC in the grand final set for a 3pm kick-off.

Ticket prices are at K5 - adults and K3 for children. The gates on game day will open at 12pm. 

FFPNG reaches Sivitatana

Located in Rigo district of the Central province, the villagers of Sivitatana have formed six men's and four women's teams that will do battle every Saturday at Wintom Field.

General Secretary of the Sivitatana Football Association, Koi Vaiuma thanked FFPNG.

"FFPNG has opened up a gateway to the outside for us.

"The players have been really lifted and motivated by this."

He said the finals will be played later in September of this year.

Football Federation PNG aiming to start comp in NGI

This comes after a successful meeting between the President of FFPNG, John Kapi Natto and ENB Sports Development Authority held last week.

“I told the board of the ENB Sports Development Authority that Kokopo is the centre point of the New Guinea Islands and FFPNG would like to align with the New Guinea Islands in promoting football with the National Premier League to commence on October 6, 2018, “said Kapi Natto.

He said the outcome of the meeting was positive.

“The board were very happy and very supportive.”

VIDEO: FFPNG goes to Momase

Interim President John Kapi-natto pleased with the outcome of the NPL so far as the matches in the Southern and Northern Confederates go in the second round of exciting challenge.


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