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PNGFA President steps down

President of Papua New Guinea Football Association, David Chung, has resigned from his position effective immediately.

In a media conference today, PNGFA Senior Vice President John Wesley Gonjuan confirmed that David Chung has resign as President of PNGFA when he resign as President of OFC and Senior Vice President of FIFA.

Gonjuan offers his gratitude and thankyou to the outgoing PNGFA President for developing number of projects including National Soccer League, Education Centre, Under 19 youth development project under the Besta Sponsorship, instrumental in pushing for two slots for OFC in the FIFA Youth Championships (U17 & U20 men), initiated with the current FIFA Executive to increase-in funding to FIFA member association and bringing the U-20 Women’s World Cup to Papua New Guinea.

Gonjuan also stated that the PNGFA is the legitimate member association of OFC and FIFA, therefore continues to function as the national governing body of football in Papua New Guinea.

“To ensure good governance and accountability at all levels, the Executive Committee of PNGFA will adhere to the status of Papua New Guinea Football Association and comply with the process in electing a new President of PNGFA.”

“In the meantime, its business as usual at PNG Football Association, we will continue on with the planned activities for the year which includes, National Soccer League, National Youth tournaments during the school holidays, Besta FA Cup Regional & Finals, Women’s Regional Tournament, Referees & Coaching development programs, PNGFA Football Development Programs and Education Centre Program.” says Gonjuan.

 PNGFA hereby encourage our member associations who have strayed from PNG Football Association to come forward and communicate with the Secretariat to rectify their situations and comply with the PNG Football Association Statutes requirements

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