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The head of Oceania Womens Football, Mrs. Connie Selby, is in Papua New Guinea conducting a Junior Womens Coaching Certificate Course at the PNGFA academy in Lae.

The course started on 23rd and will end on the 27th January 2007. The weeklong certificate course is conduct to develop the PNG women’s skills and talents in football and to enhance the involvement of women in football to a better standard in the country. This is in line with visions of PNGFA under the presidency of Mr. David Chung.

Mrs. Selby said she is very happy with the participating women because they are very responsive and keen to learn. They are given lectures in the classroom and practical on the field, she said.

She said she could see more skills and talents in the PNG women. If they are given more training, then women’s football in PNG will receive a big boost.

After this course the women will go back to their local associations and help coach the U12 and U10 teams.

Mr. Max Foster and Mrs. Sussie Mileng are assisting Mrs. Selby during practical sessions on the training field.

Mrs. Selby said Mrs. Sussie Mileng will possibly be attending an instructor’s course in New Zealand at the OFC academy this year.

After completion of this OFC Junior Certificate Course, the women will go into the OFC Youth Certificate.

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