All sports facilities in PNG suspended: PNGSF


The PNG Sports Foundation has announced that all sporting facilities in Port Moresby and throughout PNG have been suspended for four weeks as a preventative measure to counter the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19).

“Today we conducted a meeting with representatives from National Federations, PNG Olympic Committee and other stakeholders of sports at the Bisini Sports Precinct and the recommendation to suspend sports for 30 days effective immediately was fully endorsed by those present,” Tsiamalili said.

“I’d like to announce to the public, sporting clubs, National Federations and our valued sporting fraternity that the usage of all Government Sporting facilities in Port Moresby and throughout the country are suspended for 4 weeks (30 days) until such time, the Sports Foundation completes a risk assessment with health officials on the preparedness of our team and sporting affiliates to manage and deal with the potential of the Coronavirus.”

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