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July 1, 2022
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Nami Sets Goals

Former Lahanis skipper and PNG Kumul, Glen Nami, is pleased to be back on the field ready to hunt with the Tigers for this season’s Digicel cup.

After undergoing knee surgery, the 28 year old Eastern Highlander is determined to continue his rugby league career on a high note.  

He’s not new on the field. Born, bred and lives Rugby League.

Glen Nami started his career when he was in grade seven back in his home town, Goroka.

Through small organized games he made his way into the Gahuku league, which is a renowned feeder league for Goroka Bintangor Lahanis team.

Nami got spotted by Lahanis, eventually captaining the bird flocks.

During his reign, he made it into the PNG Kumul side and also the 2009 Pacific Cup, playing a notable position.

Nami went true to form, gaining exposure nationally and internationally.

However, His dreams to pursue greater heights were nearly shattered when he underwent a knee operation in Sydney on April last year.

He did make it through with the support from his family members, fans and supporters and also pointed out the overwhelming gesture he received from PNGRFL CEO Brad Tassel.

Nami is now calm, cool, collected and set to write a new chapter with the Tigers.

The youngest sibling in a family of three brothers is now one of the ‘streaks’ ready to ‘pug marks’ in this season.


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