first_imgHe said while accompanying Team WNB to the National Athletics Championship his team of administrators were present to closely observe how events were organised as part of their preparation.Through a partnership with ADB and National Sports Foundation, Kimbe will have one of the best venues for future national events such as the current tournament.Apart from the PNG Games West New Britian hopes to put to good use the excellent sporting facility that is being built.Gaga said: “We want to bid for the National Athletics Champions in 2017 and that is why observing how this event is being run is important for building our capacity as well.”He pointed out that there are very good athletes in the provinces that  never get the opportunity to participate in such events given the costs to travel to Port Moresby or Lae where these championships are always hosted. By taking the championships to the provinces we can discover talents that are there and this can contribute towards raising our National Team’s ability to do even better in regional and international events.“We want to be the first to host a National Track and Field Championship away from these two traditional centres, Lae and Port Moresby,” Gaga said.last_img

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