The National, Friday 7th September, 2012
By JOE IVAHARIA
THE PNG Sports Foundation in its endeavour to foster the development of sports officials recently delivered one of its principle programmes for community sports leaders in Kavieng last week.
The week-long sports leadership programme attracted 30 technical officials and community development officers (CDO) who went through the programme covering areas in sports administration which also included a case study exercise.
In a recent statement, PNGSF national programme manager Scott Vavine expressed satisfaction and said that the programme came at a time all the 30 technical officials were just getting ready for the coming PNG Games in Kokopo.
Vavine said: “The programme was for the technical officials and other people who had been selected to travel with the provincial team to the Games.”
The 30 participants comprised of a number of senior public servants, four community development officers and directors of respective sporting codes in the province who were assigned to prepare their respective sports for the coming games.
The participants were taken through a series of topics in the areas of sports administration which took up the morning part of the day with the case study and development challenges completing the afternoon session.
“What was important about the programme was the fact that the 30 participants were now skilled and empowered in the areas of sports administration where it was a necessary”