3 Oct 2007

PNG to the world boxing championships in the United States

11:20 am on 3 October 2007

Papua New Guinea will join Australia and New Zealand at the World Boxing Championships in Chicago later this month.

PNG, the only Pacific country at the championships will send two boxers, Jack Willie and Francis Oaike, both gold medal winning fighters.

They'll be accompanied by coach Joe Aufa.

Australia will be represented by 11 boxers while New Zealand have four.