Twenty two teams expressed interest to take part in the Besta FA Cup Southern Regional-leg in Port Moresby on 20 July to 23 July.
The four-day tournament will be hosted by Port Moresby Soccer Association at Bisini Soccer Grounds.
Teams expressing interest to participate are from Central, Oro and the National Capital District.
The winner of the tournament will advances to meet the other regional winners in Lae in September.
The Southern Regional Besta Cup Qualifier will see 16 men’s team and six women’s team taking part.
Local organising committee chairman Leslie Babaga, said they were looking forward to see some great soccer action when the tournament kicks-off next week.
“We anticipate to see some great football talent on display and the teams to play well as they are the best in the Southern region,” Babaga said.
“I’m also sure this tournament will provide the opportunity for players to shine and to develop football as a future career.”
Babaga said all registration closes on Wednesday 18 July, and teams will be accepted to participate upon providing receipt of payment.