VASANOC threatens hold on Vanuatu Games

PORT VILA, (RNZI) —- The team preparing for the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu next year says it will put preparations on hold if there are more problems over funding. This comes as the Vanuatu Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee Tuesday received assurances from the prime minister’s office that a freeze on their…

Games Council disappointed due to lack of support

SUVA, (PPGC) —- The Pacific Games Council (PGC) is very disappointed that the Organising Committee for the Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games (VAN2017) has been forced to postpone major initiatives, including this week’s scheduled official sponsorship announcements, due to the lack of support and active disruptions from some elements within the Vanuatu Government. With less…

PNG female officers lauded for effort at FIFA

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) — Papua New Guinea Commissioner of Police has thanked all the policewomen who participated in the recently completed security operations for the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup tournament in Port Moresby with a success outcome. Baki told the participants of the Commissioner of Police Conference in Kimbe that their policewomen had…

New Caledonia and Samoa don’t disappoint, Guam down hosts

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Buka welcomes local FIFA star, Ageva, home

BUKA,  (POST COURIER) – Nicolette Ageva, who made history by scoring Papua New Guinea’s only goal in the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, was given an official welcome ceremony in Buka last Friday. The ceremony attended by North Bougainville MP Lauta Atoi, Bougainville Football Federation president Justin Helele and officials, Bougainville community development representatives, friends…

Solomons seek first win

OFC: The Solomon Islands are hoping the pain of defeat will motivate them as they head into their second leg clash with Tahiti in Group B of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) third-stage of the 2018 FIFA Football World Cup RussiaTM Qualifiers. With Tahiti securing all three points in the first meeting between the two…