January 3, 2019

32 to resume SP PNG Hunters training


Ten more players have been released, leaving 32 to resume pre-season training on January 7th, 2019.

SP Hunters coach Michael Marum said the 32 players will return to camp on Sunday in Port Moresby. “In consultation with the coaching staff, we are now trimming the squad to those players who can fill the positions and sustain a long season,” Marum said.

To those players that have been released, Marum said: “We have given them programs to continue training and have advised them on areas they need to improve on.

“We hope that they share what they have experienced in the Hunters program with their respective clubs and continue to improve and better their standards.”

The 32 man squad to resume training January 7th (in alphabetical order) are:

Adex Wera
Baundo Aba
Bland Abavu
Brendan Nima
Butler Morris
Charlie Simon
Daniel Tapol
Dilbert Isaac
Enock Maki
Epel Kapinias
Gairo Kapana
Ila Alu
Jack Oii
Jerry Teme
Joe Frank
Joe Joshua
Jordan Pat
Junior Rau
Junior Rop
Justin Yoka
Kevin Appo
McKenzie Yei
Moses Meninga
Nick Hasu
Patrick Morea
Rex Kaupa
Sani Wabo
Shane Haro
Stanton Albert
Wawa Paul
William Mone
Woods Kawage
The final squad of 25 or 26 for the 2019 ISC competition is expected to be named before the end of the month.

The 10 players released were:

Benton Leme
Emmanuel Waine
Joshua Nani
Isaac Patrick
Moses Okopila
Damien Herod
Eddie Daffa
Gilmo Paul
Kitron Laka
Leeroy Kamau
(Jordan Pat in training – Picture: PNGRFL)
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