By ISAAC LIRI
MADANG Soccer Association have finalised their youth teams (male and female) for the PNGFA Under-17 Youth tournament which starts tomorrow and ends on Saturday.
MSA general secretary Conrad Wadunah said their aim was to win championship in both divisions which was why they selected players from the town competition.
“Madang Soccer Association has a strong youth competition and has performed well in the previous PNGFA-sanctioned youth tournaments so we’re looking to maintain that,” Wadunah said.
“The majority of players in our teams will for the first timers to the youth tournament except for Jason Wadunah and Ishmael Yopiyopi.
“Jason and Ishmael played in the U15 National Youth tournament in Madang (2015) with the Madang School Centre of Excellence when they were both eleven years old.
“Jason and Ishmael will now lead Madang in the Youth tournament in the midfield and will be supported by Tusbab Blue Kumuls club mates, Tuvirapa Ado and James Sigi Beschel up the front.
The team is coached by Raymond Geladia.
U17 Boys: Morgan Dromenge, Godfried Baniau, Jessie Mandari, Butler Bossi, Raymond Wagom, Terence Melembo, Solomon Bangu, Manaseh Devi, Felix Mali, Franky Kapil, Guise Binas, Nick Bonje, Jason Yamani, Tuvirappa Ado, Joseph Barubia, Ezrom Murou, Morris Devi, Jason Wadunah, Joel Alex, Daren Munzika, Ishmael Yopiyopi, Harry Joseph, James Sigi Beschel.
U17 Girls: Emma Kurabi, Mula Kila, Galiky Kig, Madlyn Dambui, Joy Maneu, Jacklyn Sirangu, Tephanie, Minel, Maree Wadunah, Carlisha Awele, Franklyn Makora, Sheekinah Kig, Christine Maneu, Yvonne Awasi, Bila Wani, Gloria Robert, Sapar Mani, Anita Kas, Tracey Romo, Lorna Kaku, Valari Mopa, Claudia Wadunah.
By ISAAC LIRI