Pacific Games - Hockey

Interest in environment takes sports captain to Japan

Apart from playing hockey, Milton has a genuine concern for the environment that is now taking him to Japan for the International Youth Conference which is part of the International Exchange Program that offers components for discussions in Education, Environment and Culture.

Milton has chosen environment which is his main area of interest with the sub-topic of study including water, hygiene and sanitation.

Fiji leads Hockey pool standing

Hockey will resume today at 1pm after a day of rest yesterday.

In the men’s division, Fiji is leading the pool with four straight wins on 16 points, Vanuatu second with two wins and one loss.

PNG is sitting third with 5 points having played three games, losing two and winning one match.

Solomon Islands is on fourth place with 4 points having won two out of their three matches.

Tonga remains at the bottom of the pool and yet to register a win.

Today the Fijian men are on bye, Vanuatu will play Solomons at 1pm while PNG take on Tonga at 4pm.

PNG takes on Fiji in hockey

PNG will be under pressure to save face after a devastating loss to Vanuatu last night as they take on the Oceania Hockey Federation champions Fiji.

PNG’s men and women’s hockey teams are both ranked second to Fiji in terms of Oceania hockey.

The PNG men will also be out in full force against the Fijians after their women’s team went down to Fiji yesterday in a nail biting match which Fiji won by one point.

The Fijians are also leading the individual statistics for both male and female divisions.