Football's most prestigious prize in PNG

The gold symbol, known as football's most coveted prize, arrived in the official Coca-Cola Global aircraft at the Jackson's International Airport.

A very proud Coca-Cola PNG general manager, Joyonto Chaudhury, spoke with excitement before welcoming PNG football officials and the media onto the aircraft to see the FIFA trophy.

The small but significant world football symbol is what world nations will be vying for at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour is passing through Port Moresby as PNG is the 8th nation as a FIFA member.

FIFA trophy to reach PNG shores

Historic FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola will see football’s most coveted prize arrive in Port Moresby on the 1st of February.

The FIFA World Cup trophy tour will give millions of people around the world the opportunity to get ready to taste the feeling of the world’s largest most anticipated sporting event, the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Coca-Cola and FIFA are hosting this momentous international tour and invite fans to get up close and personal with the same trophy that is presented by FIFA to the winning country of the FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup.

Court: Coca-Cola products could be poisonous

The court held that high levels of benzoic acid and sunset additives in the popular soft drinks could pose a health risk to consumers when mixed with ascorbic acid, commonly known as vitamin C, according to local media.

Blatter won't stand down despite call from sponsors

The major sponsors each issued statements saying Blatter should quit after Swiss criminal proceedings were opened against him last week.

Coca-Cola took the first step, saying: "Every day that passes FIFA's image and reputation continues to tarnish."

McDonald's said Blatter going would be "in the best interest of the game".

The 79-year-old is accused by Swiss prosecutors of signing a contract that was "unfavourable to Fifa" and making a "disloyal payment" to UEFA president Michel Platini but denies any wrongdoing.