PNG U20 women’s soccer team

PNG to feature in FIFA U20 WWC report

Technical reports are published after each and every FIFA competition in order to analyse how the game is progressing.

The report is being compiled by a six-member Technical Study Group (TSG), headed by FIFA coach Vera Pauw, and drawn up by the technical development department of football's world governing body.

It contains a match-by-match analysis, detailed statistics as well as an appraisal of each team's performance.

Along with that, a DVD is produced containing the highlights of the tournament, including all the goals.

PNG U20 women back after US tour

They will head back to their base at the National Sports Institute in Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, to continue preparing for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in November.

The Papua New Guinea Under-20 women’s soccer team gained a lot of experience during their seven-match US tour.

Coach Lisa Cole was satisfied with the tour, saying that despite the results, all players were given the game time.

American wantoks rally behind PNG women’s U20 team

The match, this past weekend, occurred at the historic and prestigious Georgetown University. It completed Team PNG’s tour of the United States.

American minister, Rev. Stephen Michael Leach, whose ministry (SML Ministries) is widely followed within Papua New Guinea, His Excellency, the PNG Ambassador to the US, Rupa Mulina, businessman Mathew Wari, acclaimed photographer Patrick Leahy, and many other US-based wantoks, including some from as far away as the US state of Michigan (some 600+ miles away from DC), came to the field to show support.

PNG U20 soccer girls take part in Walk for Life

The team has been training at the National Sporting Institute (NSI) since last year and have actively taken part in community programs in the Eastern Highlands Province.

U20 Coach, Lisa Cole said she had heard about the Walk for Life in Port Moresby.

She said she was honoured that the NCD Governor, Powes Parkop had asked the team to participate in the Walk for Life held in Goroka recently.