By HENRY MORABANG
MADANG have dominated the Under 15 girls training squad released by PNG Football Association after the championships in Madang last week.
Madang contributed 19 players while Amba and Wau with three followed by Wewak and School Soccer Lae two and Simbu had a player selected to the side.
Enga and Gerehu Country, who originally nominated but did not take part in the girls championships, while School Soccer Port Moresby, who had the biggest number of teams competing in their competition, failed to nominate.
The full training squad is: Cathy Simon (defender), Naomi Gima (defender), Zeena Bokorum (midfielder), Sassah Steven (midfielder), Sandy Birum (defender), Judith Gunemba (defender), Consita Lalo (striker), Yasap Simon (defender), Monica Yawas (striker), Stephanie Simon (defender), Amenda Feki (goalkeeper), Mavaru Vueliu (midfielder), Elizabeth Bruno (goalkeeper), Georgina Kaikas (striker), Rumona Maiya (striker), Alexia Steven (midfielder), Bridjit Kadu (defender), Bianca Gubag (utility), Natasha Kaski (midfielder), Carol Obi (defender), Gira Nero (midfielder), Rose Bulum (striker), Natasha Waa (midfielder), Esmeralda Saviter (midfielder/wing), Elizabeth Wara (defender), Jasmin Tom (midfielder), Tabai Tom (midfielder/wing), Yvonne Gabong (utility), Geenaida Bangai (midfielder) and Tetory Roberts (defender).
PNGFA development officer Taku Niebo said the players would be informed at a later date through their representative in the province when to start their own training before moving into camp.
Niebo said the U15 squad was first of many major projects or programmes that would be undertaken by PNGFA to make PNG women soccer stronger in in the coming years, especially leading up towards 2011 Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia.