Papua New Guinea Touch Football (TFPNG) would like to announce the new partnership with Pacific Industries Limited for the 2018 National Championships in Port Moresby from the 6th to 9th April. The National Championships will attract a total of 12 provinces plus the Brisbane Maganis who are all current affiliates to the National Federation. Pacific Industries under their Gold Spot brand are the major sponsor for the national event. The sponsorship package is valued at K12,000. Everett Chue of Pacific Industries said “they are proud to support an event that is focused at grooming grassroots and elite athletes in the touch football code”. Pacific Industries is a family run local manufacturing company that has been in the country for over 70 years. TFPNG are currently in preparation for the upcoming World Cup to be held In Malaysia and Pacific Games in Samoa 2019. Martin Joffey from TFPNG said “We have a current train on squad of 63 players all vying for a spot on the open men or womens team. The Championships will provide the final platform from where we will be able to gauge the performance of the existing train on squad and also identify any new up and coming stars to the event. TFPNG President Dadi Toka Jr also announced the new appointment of Mr. Peter Del-Monte as Director of TeamPNG. Peter brings on board a wealth of experience in administration to technical. Peter was previously an executive and a member of the coaching team at Touch Football Australia. All associations in the country are encouraged to affiliate with TFPNG before the 02nd April in order for their players and technical officers to be eligible for selection into Team PNG. Please contact Secretary General for TFPNG, Ms. Moro Kasisi on [email protected] or 7102 6601.