In the team farewell ceremony last night at the Murray Barracks oval, the Prime Minister Peter O’Neill was handed the flag by the representative guards of the Royal Pacific Islands Regiment following which he announced the flag bearer and handed over the flag to Paulson to carry.When announcing the flag bearer, mistress of ceremony Ellie Webb said that the chosen athlete embodied all that was good about the team and embodied sporting abilities and achievements and would proudly represent the nation and lead Team PNG in the opening ceremony.Webb says that Paulson was a humble athlete who was committed and displayed the virtues of honesty and an example of what sports could do for people.She says that Paulson was a dedicated member of the athletes commission and was now a senior athlete who had represented PNG on the international stage with distinction.Recently being a world record holder and gold medalist, she is a three times gold medalist at the Pacific Games with aims to bag another gold in front of the home crowd.Speaking to Loop PNG after the announcement an emotional Paulson says that she was humbled and touched by the choice for her to carry the flag and lead the home contingent into the opening ceremony.She says that she was also excited and wished all her team mates a good Games, adding that they must perform and give the visitors a good fight as they were competing on home soil.In the flag handover ceremony, the military guards marched on with the PNG flag and handed it to their Commander in Chief, the Prime Minister who in turn handed it to Paulson.
But Luis Enrique is League of Nations yet it is too far. Because first we will have to dispute the Eurocup, tournament for which Spain will prepare thoroughly from the end of this month. The coach will give the list of the summoned for the friendly versus Germany (Thursday 26, Wanda Metropolitano) and Holland (Sunday 29, Amsterdam Arena) on Friday 20. It will be the last call before the definitive with the 23 chosen for the Eurocup, which will arrive in May. That is why it is very possible, sure, that Luis Enrique speaks today in Holland more about the immediate than about the League of Nations, for which there will be plenty of time.What now occupies the coach is to solve the enigma in the goal, with Kepa ignored, From Gea pointed out and Pau deteriorated. In addition, Luis Enrique has to decide what to do with the plants, where only Sergio Ramos is fixed, whether or not you keep your bet with Cazorla and if it is worth the Villarreal front (Gerard Moreno and Alcácer) as spearhead of the National Team in the European Championship.Then, if you have a while, you will start thinking about the League of Nations, in which Spain will debut in September. The LIGA A drums of the Nations League.ACE Luis Enrique reappears this tuesday in Amsterdam to attend to the draw for the second edition of the League of Nations, a tournament that Spain went through without penalty or glory in its debut, which coincided precisely with that of the Spaniard in his first stage as coach. A hundred Eurocup days, which is what mainly occupies and worries Luis Enrique, the only thing that restless of the League of Nations is el possible crossing with Cristiano Ronaldo, potential rival of La Roja. Holland, England and Sweden They are also possible rivals of the drum 1.Spain too will share group with a selection between Bosnia, Ukraine, Denmark and Sweden (those of hype 3), and another country between Croatia, Iceland, Poland and Germany, which won the downgrade in the first edition of the League of Nations but to which the UEFA has recalled with a timely change of format.