by Dion Kombeng – EM TV Sports, Port Moresby
The National Indoor Volleyball team, PNG Amoa, has announced their final 14-man team for the 2015 Pacific Games next month.
A bulk of the selected players are from champion volleyball association VAVA, and features a mixture of both youth and experience.
PNG Amoa Volleyball is geared up for Pacific Games in Port Moresby with the announcement of the final men’s team.
The team has retained the core of the gold medal winning team from the 2013 mini pacific games in Wallis and Futuna.
The final composition was approved by Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) to increase the squad numbers from 12 to 14, leading up to 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
The selected team features exciting talent to make their Pacific Games debut, Junior Momo Taera, Junior Harold Gima and Walter Henao.
The team also has the experience of captain Ravu Mahuru, Veupu Kila and setter Gia Kapa, who are no strangers to the international stage, and will be supported by team mates Ula Gima, Charlie Maino, and George David.
The PNG Amoa men will be ready to face tough competition from New Caledonia, Tahiti and defending Pacific Games champions Wallis and Futuna.