PNG Sports Foundation (PNGSF)

Sports Foundation notes progress under COVID-19 protocol

“The new normal that the pandemic has instilled has changed the way we do things. This has brought about positive change and hygiene measures to protect all those involved,” stated PNGSF Acting Executive Director/CEO Micah James.

Over the weekend, the PNGNRL successfully hosted the first sporting competition since the country went into lockdown. 

“We are proud of the administration of PNGNRL, it is not an overnight success and we know they have been working on getting this right for months,” said James.

PNGSF allocates K500,000 for overtime claims

The skilled workers of Parohu built the PNG Football Stadium and the Bava Park for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Chief Executive Officer of the PNGSF, Peter Tsiamalili Jr, assured the workers they will be paid after a meeting on Wednesday this week.

He said the state steering committee had made the funds available for the overtime claims to be paid.

The state steering committee comprises representatives from the PNGSF, Department of National Planning and Monitoring and the Department of Finance.