National Football Stadium - Port Moresby

There is no way we will not be Games ready: Tkatchenko

"National Government committed to this world sporting event and there is no way we will not be Games ready,” says Tkatchenko.

“There are dedicated Papua New Guineans out at the venues doing their bit every day and night to ensure that the world does come to our shores in November for Women’s World Cup.

Australia PM XIII team arrives this Thursday for match

Leading up to the game, there’ll be a lineup of activities planned for the visitors, including a visit to the Bomana War Cemetery and the University of Papua New Guinea. reported that 10 members of the starting 13, named by coach Mal Meninga, have played either Test or Origin football.

PNG Rugby Football League has organised a welcome function on Thursday evening.

PNGRFL confirmed that both the PNG and Australia sides will have their captain’s run on Friday and the NGCB PNG PMXIII captain will be named on Friday evening.