The National – Thursday, June 30, 2011
By KEVIN TEME
KABAKA Ltd or After Dark Fashions PNG has come to the rescue of a newly-formed volleyball club comprising unemployed youths in the National Capital District by supplying them with a new sets of uniforms and merchandise for the season.
The sponsorship will also boost the morale of the club participating in the NCD volleyball competition and make the year a memorable one for the players.
Head coach Kila Nao, a journalist, who was a prominent player, is the man behind the success of the club.
After Dark are doing quite well in the competition as one of the teams is currently sitting in the top three spots in the premier division.
The teams in the lower division are also performing superbly.
After Dark Fashion is a nationally-owned company which deals with corporate, safety, tourism, promotional merchandise.
Apart from community work, the company has also been involved with charity which includes the sponsorship of the Amity Crew dancers.
The club has teams participating in four divisions of the competition.
Although the company was unpopular, After Dark Fashions PNG managing director Kathleen Johnson said they werehappy to give back to the community.
Johnson said she would like to thank her corporate clients who had been supporting her work in the industry.
She was optimistic that with her company’s support the teams will make it to the finals this season.
Nao thanked After Dark Fashion PNG for their timely support.
“It will boost the morale of my players to do our best and try to finish in the top two this season,” Nao said.
For the past two years, After Dark Fashions had been involved with the Red Cross designing a variety of clothing for the participants of the Miss PNG Quest.
Johnson said the company was now venturing into the sporting arena.
Further information on the latest dress designs can be obtained from Johnson on phone 3200823.