Papua New Guinea name squad to face New Zealand in Olympic Games qualifier

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Papua New Guinea have named their squad for Sunday’s OFC Olympic Games qualifier at Go Media Stadium in Auckland.

The teams will open the seven-team tournament to decide which Oceania country will play at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Meanwhile, New Zealand has named a large squad for the tournament with some players unavailable for the opener against Papua New Guinea.

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Main photo: Members of the Papua New Guinea squad training for the qualifiers. Photo credit: PNG Football Association.


Game to be played on Sunday August 27, 2023

New Zealand v Papua New Guinea
Go Media Stadium, Mt Smart, 3pm

Papua New Guinea squad

Adrian Redenut (Mungkas FC – PMSA)
Alfred Tinge (FC Morobe Wawens)
Charlies Hayes (FC Genesis)
Kativa Lui (Mungkas FC – PMSA)
Nigel Kiaka Jnr (FC Morobe Wawens)
Joshua Urro (FC Genesis)
Solomon Rani (Hekari United FC)
Lee-Navu Faunt (Australia)
Troy Dobbin (Gulf Komara FC)
Joseph Waiwai (Port Moresby Strikers)
Kule Leslie (Hekari United FC)
Bruce Tiampo (Lae City FC)

Ruach Wemin (Port Moresby Strikers)
Hossain Kaio (Australia)
Nathaniel Eddie (Hekari United FC)
Jess Grese (Perth, Australia)
Obert Simon (Hekari United FC)
Joshua Mesulam (Kimbe)
Rex Naime (Hekari United FC)
Brendan Dogimab (Port Moresby Strikers)

Head coach: David Muta
Goalkeeper coach: Godfrey Baniau
Team manager: Gari Moka