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BFPNG trim squad for Mini SP Games - Feb 14, 2005

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According to an article of The national newspaper the basketball federation of PNG has released a 40-member training squad for the Mini-SP Games in Palau.
The squad comprises 20 women and 20 men, but will be trimmed down to 12 players each, with the three non-traveling reserves.
It will be finalised after a training camp from Mar 3-6 in Port Moresby before the Mini Games in July.
The federation said in a statement that the team has been selected on merit, commitment and attendance to training by players.
Their comprehension and level of basketball skills and fitness test results from the beginning of training in November last year and Feb 5 have also been considered during selections.
The selectors also took into account certain players with niggling injuries which may hinder their concentration and performance in training.
The federation statement said those dropped from the squad will be retained in the development and training programs in preparation for the 2007 South Pacific Games in Samoa.
The 20-man Squad has Slieve Mohu, Ben Elavo (186-G), Epeli Hau'ofa, Roy Gime, Colin Kila (-F), Gali Tau, Lawrence Lahari, John Toua, Leo Pekaea, Harold Elavo (183-G), Wally Paekea, Joe Elavo (193-F/C), Dia Muri, Charles Parapa (188-F/G-86), Iliwa Baldwin (208-F/C-86), Paiwa Baldwin (202-C-86), Veuga Taviri, Tonny Misso, Glen Hopping and Edwin Buala.


Notable absences from the squad include 2003 SPG members Patrick Ani, Peter Davani and Baxter Travertz. The team is dominated by members that play in the CBL


The Women’s squad has Julie-Ann Diro, Ethel Narua, Louisa Wallace, Raka Nope, Susan Paisoi, Margaret Ani, Marca Muri, Susan Marsden, Karo Maha, Nape Waka, Tiata Baldwin, Peggy Muri, Mary Elavo Jr, Symoena Gesa, Gamini Koroka, Ronnie Pomat, Yanam Ahi, Martha Bonga and Lillian Asitore.
The management team comprises of Morris Asiba as the Men’s coach with John Vere as his assistance and team manger.
The women’s side will be under the guidance of Moi Muri as coach and Veitu Diro as assistant coach and team manageress.
The referees for the team are Port Moresby’s Slieve Mohu and Lae’s Scott Gaera.


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