13 Dec 2011

Sport: PNG footballers looking to London

11:25 am on 13 December 2011

Papua New Guinea football coach Frank Farina has named a 41-man training squad as the country eyes qualification for next years London Olympics.

The group has been selected based on performances in PNG's National Soccer League, with Besta United contributing 16 players and O-League representatives Hekari United six.

PNG will join American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, New Zealand, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu at the Oceania Olympic qualifying tournament in Fiji in March.