Taekwondo holds tournament

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The National, Wednesday 10th April, 2013

 IT is just a week away from Papua New Guinea’s first Korean Ambassador’s Cup tournament and the national taekwondo camp, Pepsi has extended its arm to support the best athletes in the sport. 

Speaking from the Don Bosco Technological Institute, head instructor of the host club, Edward Kassman said drink brand Pepsi would be supporting the athletes in camp with bags, T-shirts, caps, drink bottles and other items as well as sponsoring the trophies worth over K7,000.

“Due to the company’s support, the event will now be called the Pepsi national taekwondo camp and first Korean Ambassador’s Cup,”Kassman said.

He said eight provinces would be attending the event, include Bougainville, East New Britain, New Ireland, Mo­robe, Western Highlands, Central, Western and NCD.

He said clubs and officials from around Port Moresby, including Stones Taekwondo, Socay Tang Soo Do, Motu Koita, Gerehu Force, Faith and Kassmans, would be sending officials to help run the competition.

“There will be a taekwondo referee and point scorers course held on Saturday at the Don Bosco hall from 10am and all interested clubs are welcome to send their senior instructors” he said.

He said registration for the tournament was still open and he welcomed other martial art clubs to attend. Details can be obtained from him on 72199349 or through email [email protected]