Team Central

Team Central prepares for PNG Games

Advisor for Community Development and Sports, Henry Kavana said Central Province and National Capital District Commission (NCDC) will co-host the PNG Games in June.

Kavana said game venues will be at the stadium, while accommodation and other things will be shared with NCDC. Some of the provinces will be staying in Central province and we already identified schools in Hiri district to host the visiting provinces during the games.  

Team Central to participate in 21 sports

Central provincial sports coordinator, Henry Kavana, confirmed the sports include athletics, golf, karate, rugby league 9s, taekwondo, soccer, volleyball, weightlifting, netball and golf.

Athletics has the biggest number of athletes with 48 (24 male and 24 female).

He added that Team Central won’t participate in sports inlcuding hockey, AFL, softball and swimming.

486 athletes and team officials will be travelling for Team Central.

The PNG Games will run from March 18- April 1.