PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA) president David Chung has urged the Kapuls to play with pride and the country at heart.
Speaking to the players on Monday night, the PNGFA and Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) president thanked the players for their commitment in training and discipline while in camp, adding that this is a big game and was confident of a good result.
Chung was accompanied by PNGFA executives and the PNG Football Supporters Club executives.
The team is likely to be finalised today with Raymond Gunemba, Simon Emmanuel and Ronald Warisan in camp after their OFC Club Championship commitments.
The PNG and Tahiti game is scheduled for this afternoon 4pm at the Sir John Guise Stadium.
Tahiti arrived in Port Moresby on Monday for their away game. Both teams will fly out on Friday for the return match,which is the PNG away game on March 28 in Papeete.
Meanwhile, the PNG Football Supporters Club is urging Port Moresby residents to fill the stadium this afternoon.
Coordinator Joseph Ealedona said this is an important game as it will kick-start the ball rolling for PNG’s FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign.
He urged residents to turn up in numbers and in PNG colours.
"Come and let’s make some noise and show some patriotism for our Kapuls to do well." Ealedona added.