NPNG will be sending a team to qualify for the 2017 World Youth Cup to be held from July 8-16 at Botswana.
PNG must finish in the top to qualify for the World Cup.
NPNG president Julienne Leka-Maliaki said as far as our high performance program is concerned the U21 team have commenced preparations with a train on squad.
She said this may be the only big international event for the girls but in terms of lead up to that it takes about eight months to prepare.
“We are working on a program as pre competition events prior to the qualifier.