PNG volleyball

PNG misses out on bronze in women’s volleyball

They went down to New Caledonia 3-1 at the BSP Arena today.

New Caledonia grabbed the first set in a close encounter 25-18.

PNG played hard but were over confident losing again in the second set 25-21.

PNG beats Kiribati in men’s volleyball

The home side demonstrated great volley and fast spiking techniques from Harold Gima, Kala Kila and George David leaving the visitors awestruck.

PNG won the first set by a huge margin 25-16.

Kiribati fought back in the second quarter but couldn’t keep up as PNG continued to dominate the game with good ball placement and defence to win 25-21.

PNG sailed through the third set 25-12 to avoid a fourth set from taking place.

Following the win, this places them in the top six to compete in the playoffs on Thursday.