The FIFA Grassroots course kicked off on Monday and will run through the whole week. The course was conducted at the PNG Football Association (PNGFA) academy outside Lae, run by FIFA technical officials, assisted by the PNGFA technical department….

Kariko’s appointment was submitted and endorsed by Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA) president David Chung and was announced by FIFA president Joseph Blatter during the 62nd FIFA Congress in Budapest, Hungary, on May 25. Kariko, the Deputy Secretary…

The course will be conducted by the Oceania Refereeing Assistance Programme team, which consists of referee development officer Massimo Raveino (Tahiti), instructor Neil Poloso (Solomon Islands) and fitness trainer Kader Touati (France). PNG Football Association Referees Instructors Jimmy Warai,…

Zero tolerance for match fixing

“Match fixing shakes the very foundations of sport, namely fair play, respect and discipline. That’s why FIFA employs a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to any infringement of these values,” continued Blatter. According to the FIFA President, football’s world…

Following an opening address by Football Association of Wales President Phil Pritchard in Newport, Wales on Saturday, 5 March, 2011, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter announced that none of the ten companies which had been invited to test their…

FIFA Goal Project

Glen Turner, FIFA Development Officer, visited Papua New Guinea last week to implement a number of FIFA goal projects. He visited Kimbe last week to view the progress of the Regional Technical Centre for the New Guinea Islands. Construction…

The 11

Warming up prior to playing and training is a matter of routine for any serious player. A smart warm-up not only improves your performance, but also helps you to prevent injuries. “The 11+”, the new injury prevention programme from…