Women's Soccer

Gabong: We Can Go A Step Higher

In a welcome dinner hosted yesterday evening, the women’s team co-captain Yvonne Gabong, in a short but sharp speech, told sponsors, supporters and government representatives that better facilities, football development and more resources is needed to better women’s football in the country.

She said despite the achievements and success of the women’s football team, more support is needed to take them to the next stage in competitive football.

Let’s Play For Honour: Kapi Natto

A proud man he is, the PNG Football President (PNGFA), Kapi Natto knows the national women’s soccer team will do well as they have reached the semi-final to play Samoa. 

“I challenge our women’s team to believe in themselves as they represent the country and go all out with strong determination to win the semi-final and into the grand final.

Women’s Soccer Team Confident

The semi final will be the replay of the 2019 Pacific Games gold medal play-off, where PNG won. 
There will be no love lost as the national women’s Coach, Nicola Demaine was the brain behind Samoa’s dream run for gold medal in 2019.

Coach Demaine said all teams have the purpose to attend this tournament to earn a qualification ticket to next stages and PNG is no different.

Her message to the team is to keep their heads, channel their nerves into excitement and play their own game.

Women’s Soccer Team Arrives In Fiji

The PNG women arrived to a warm Fijian welcome at Nadi international airport yesterday evening, accompanied by PNG Football Federation team.

The July 13-30 challenge at ANZ Stadium, Suva has attracted nine member associations, PNG, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Cook Islands, Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga.

The PNG team is:

Goalkeepers: Faith Kasiray, Fidelma Watpore, Betty Sam