Despite a COVID-19 affected shorter Digicel Cup season, this has not dampened the vigour and enthusiasm for the franchises ready to battle as the season kicks off this weekend.
The new look Moni Plus NCDC Pom Vipers officially launched the 2020 team on Wednesday 1st July 2020 with a side packed with Hunters experience with the likes of Ase Boas, Stargroth Amean, Thompson Tete and Enoch Maki definitely makes for a good strategy when you have a short season with an even shorter preparation time.
Sponsors and stakeholders including franchise patron NCD Governor Parkop all very confident in the team’s management and players to be premiership contenders.
PNGNRLC Manager Stanley Hondina congratulated the franchise and all the stakeholders for the club’s achievements so far during these testing times. And noted that the Digicel Cup 2020 the flagship for PNGNRLC is one of the few sports competitions in the world to start the regular season. He thank everyone involved in getting the ball rolling and urged to players to be good ambassadors on and off the field.
The Moni Plus NCDC Pom Vipers kick off Round 1 on Sunday 5 July vs the EPG Enga Mioks at SJG Stadium at 3:30pm.