Lae Tigers fired up for opener

May 26, 2020 | | Post a Comment

first_imgCoach Stanley Tepend said his boys are looking forward to a strong match after coming off a bye on Sunday when season proper commenced. Tepend said the only challenge would be playing in a big stadium – the National Football Stadium in Port Moresby. “My boys are not exposed to such a facility which might be a hurdle for some but otherwise, preparation is all good,” Tepend said. “The inclusion of Hunters forward Ishmael Balkawa is a plus as he has already played with the PM’s 13 last year and the Hunters this year.” Balkawa will pack the scrum. Tepend added that the match won’t be an easy one as the home side will come strong after losing their last match to the Gulf Isapea. “We respect the Vipers. They have the experience and a smart coach in Glen Nami.” Tepend also announced the side that will face the Vipers. Charles MartinBilly PaulEnock SinePasu AweneButler MorrisCharlie Simon cMafu KalesRoy KelaNoel JoelPaul KambiDavid LokoBernard LamaIshmael BalkawaSydney FredJunior RopAndy JohnLee JamesMcDonald AlowaleRobert VuaiTerry WapiThree players will be omitted.last_img

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