PNG Games Committee gets funding

first_imgAccording to Sports and APEC Minister Justin Tkatchenko, the sports ministry has presented K5 million to the preparation for 7th PNG Games in Kimbe which the PNG Games Committee had collected two weeks ago .“Due to complaints of delay in construction, this funds will help them for the new mini stadium and also assist them to upgrade their facilities and building new sporting facilities for the Games in November,” says Tkatchencko.“The money is from the K60 million of the Pacific Games Authority savings where K20 million was used for upgrading facilities for the FIFA and OFC football matches while K5 million was given to the PNG Games Committee for the PNG Games in Kimbe,” Tkatchenko added.Adding that the West New Britain Governor Sasindran Muthuvel also pumped in K50 million from the provincial budget alone to facilitate and host the event.The funds will be used to upgrade school facilities as most schools in the area will be accommodating provincial teams and athletes.The WNB Host Organizing Committee is working to meet deadline as they are coordinate all preparation and works  set before officially opening of  the PNG Games on November 26.last_img read more

Man United transfers: RVP replacement, Di Maria deal and more attacking deals in the offing

first_img 5 5 Robin van Persie – Click the right arrow above to find out which South American superstar could have a future at Old Trafford – The Dutchman’s deal to join Fenerbahce is due to be completed after he passed a medical with the club. The Red Devils won’t be getting a big fee for the player, just £4.7m is the reported price, but they will be ridding themselves of a star on huge wages, which will help them as they move for other targets. Nicolas Gaitan (Benfica) – Click the right arrow for the latest Angel di Maria news… – According to O Jogo in Portugal, a £21.5m fee has been agreed between Benfica and Manchester United as Ed Woodward continues his busy summer negotiating deals. The deal is below his current release clause, which is a remarkable bit of brokering considering the part he has played at the Primeira Liga club since 2010. Manchester United’s summer spending has increased significantly after they signed Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin.The two moves combined are worth around £35million but it appears Louis van Gaal and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward are plotting more transfers.With Robin van Persie heading to Fenerbahce the club are looking short of forward thinking players.Who will come in to replace the Dutchman? talkSPORT takes a look at all the news.Click the right arrow above to find out the latest Manchester United transfer rumours… As Manchester United continue their summer spree, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski may well be next on their hit list. Click the right arrow above for the latest news… – Louis van Gaal could be about to make another big raid on his former club but not for Thomas Muller, according to reports. This time the Dutchman wants Polish striker Lewandowski as he looks to bolster his attacking options. Having been signed on a free transfer from Borussia Dortmund a year ago, any deal would mean a profit for the Bavarian giants. They may still be wary about selling the 26-year-old, who hit 17 Bundesliga goals last season. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain) – Find out which title winner has reportedly agreed a £21.5m deal, next… – talkSPORT were told yesterday by the Guardian’s Jamie Jackson, the Uruguayan is Manchester United’s ‘prime target’ as they look to replace Fenerbahce-bound Van Persie. There is a chance the two clubs could negotiate a swap deal that also involves Angel di Maria, who is wanted by the French side. 5 5 5 Angel di Maria – The future of the Argentine midfielder at Old Trafford looks pretty bleak with Man United keen to sell on the midfielder who joined from Real Madrid for a record £59.7m last summer. Le Parisien believe talks between PSG and the Red Devils are ongoing but suggest the player has agreed personal terms for the move already.last_img read more