Six PNG Pepes head for Singapore

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – Six Papua New Guinea Pepes players departed for Singapore Monday. The players were selected by Netball Singapore to participate at the 2017 National Netball Super League in Singapore which is under the National Super League international player programme. The competition includes six participating teams and the players will be joining…

ONOC General Assembly in Fiji

NADI, (INSIDE THE GAMES) – Representatives from Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) member nations are arriving in Nadi as the continental organisation prepares to stage its Annual General Assembly. The General Assembly is scheduled to take place in Fiji on April 1, with a packed series of workshops and Commission meetings held in the build-up.…

Delegations arriving for Pasifika in NZ

Auckland based Pacific Islands Trade & Invest has welcomed 25 small businesses arriving for Auckland’s Pasifika Festival on 25-26 March 2017. The full delegation of 25 companies from eight Pacific Islands countries is PT&I’s biggest delegation to attend and showcase their products at the Pasifika Festival under the PT&I Pacific Path to Market programme. The…

Smeltz wary of Krishna effect for Fiji

WELLINGTON, (NZN) – Fijian flyer Roy Krishna is a familiar but real danger, warns All Whites striker Shane Smeltz. Prolific Wellington Phoenix goalscorer Krishna will be firmly on New Zealand____s radar when the nations meet in twin World Cup qualifying games over the next week. Clubmate Smeltz knows better than anyone how Krishna____s pace and…

Pacific Community digitalizes education data collection in Kiribati

Tarawa, Kiribati – Kiribati Education Ministry officials have recently been trained by the Pacific Community (SPC) to use tablets for collecting data that would inform the education sector’s performance. SPC Education Management Information’s Systems Team Leader, Scott Pontifex explained that the officials and outer island representatives were trained to use the tablets for data collection…

Fiji soccer battle plan

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES)— Vodafone Fiji soccer coach Christopher Gamel says team organisation and the spirit of his players will be their shield against the All Whites in their World Cup qualifying match to be held at Lautoka____s Churchill Park this weekend. Gamel said he trusted his players even though they would have an uphill battle…

Play with pride, Chung urges PNG national team

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,…