In particular the landowner company has stepped in to support the PNG women’s national team to the Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia.
This has beefed up the preparations for the women’s team who has been in the top five ranking in the Pacific Islands region.more
Basketball in the country is extending at a snail's pace despite the barriers facing the basketball federation of PNG today.
With geographical locations of the 20 provinces including the Nation's capital Port MOresby, Basketball in the country is slowly picking up momentum. Early this year, National Capital District Commission endorsed the suburbs in the city to compete in various sports and basketball was among the few codes listed for funding by NCDC.more
Kossy Sosoro under its Landowner compnay, Kawaso Limited has always continued its support for the development of basketball in the region.
Despite the hardship many youhts of the country has gone through, Kawaso Limited has always wanted to support basketball and this has shown through his financial and logistic support for local basketball associations back in the LNG project area, Kutubu.more
Capital basketball League in Port Moresby has resumed 2011 season last weekend. So far seven teams have confirmed participation. They are the current defending champion, Dream Inn Exodus, Tamaraws, Saints, Defence, Chariots, Jazz and National Gaming Control Board X-Diwai.
With the aim of developing the young ones, CBL has embarked on junior program as well as including them in the 2011 basketball season.more
Basketball Federation of PNG is preparing its players for the upcoming Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia.
Players training have been progressing really well with some young blood added onto the team for futrue representation like the Youth Tournament in 2011 and 2012 while the main focus now will be on the 2015 South Pacific Games to be hosted in Port Moresby, PNG.more
Davis in an exclusive interview by phone with BFPNG PR officer, Kevin Teme revealed that the reason for him to resign was because of the fact that some of his executives were not working closley with him and that he found it very hard especially when people concerned were not intact to run the affairs of the BFPNG.more
Teams will come as far as the eastern part of Southern Highlands province, Madang, Lae, Kundiawa, Port Moresby (FILBA), Chimbu, Henganofi, Yonki, Kainantu,Enga and host Goroka.more
The meeting is purposely held to iron some in house differences as well as getting the 2010 calendar rolling.
BFPNG president Ben Davis confirmed the meeting and has invited all affliliated associations president to attend the meeting.more
Southern Highlands will be the first province in the region to move basketball with the introduction of super six series starting next year.
This was announced by SHP deputy governor Pastor Isacc Joseph.more
Oceania will be represented by Australia girls, Vanuatu girls and New Zealand men. Players are aged under 18 and coaches under 35.more
Goroka being the last year's runner up came back strongly this year to win back the title from the defending champion, BNM Engineering Souths 22-19 in a very tough finish.more
The tournament set to kick of on the Queen's birthday weekend on the 11th - 14th of June will see some of the hidden potential basketballers on show at the National Sports Institue and Young Christian Center (YC) hall in Goroka.more
Chairperson for PNG Women and Sports, Mrs Veitu Diro, led the program for 2 days, and proved to be an expert in basketball coaching and teaching.more
Anyone in the country who has a story about their program, their teams or anything else, is invited to email that information to Judy on firstname.lastname@example.org Adding a photo would be terrific as well.more
The Arafura games held in Darwin from the 12th-20th May was used as a lead up competition for the basketball teams in preparation for Samoa. We acknowledge the support of PNG Governments (Business Arm)MRDC and PNGSFOC contribution of K 124,000.00 to making the lead up games possible.
The men team also did well against strong nations Japan, China, Indonesia, USA College and Australian state teams Northern Territory, Queensland, Cairns.
We now look forward to Samoa.more