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28/06/2020
Oceania
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Daroa, BFPNG awarded the "best in Moso program" by PNGNOC

Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) - Chief Executive Officer Nick Daroa and the Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea (BFPNG) was awarded the Best MOSO Program participant by the Papua New Guinea National Olympic Committee (PNGNOC).

According to pngolympic.org, the Managing Olympic Sport Organizations (MOSO) program's vision is "Administration continuously innovating and excelling in Olympic Sport Organization administration for Papua New Guinea's Senior Executive Level Administrators".

The MOSO program recognized Nick Daroa's attendance and commitment to classes and established by BFPNG's work with their Twilight Basketball program and hosting of the international events supporting MOSO's advocacies.

"I am greatly honored to receive this MOSO Award. I wish to acknowledge PNGOC for this course to groom and build Sports Administrators and BFPNG Board for allowing me to take up this program in 2018-2019," shared Daroa.

Photo: Nick Daroa in the Annual General Meeting of the Papua New Guinea National Olympic Committee

Twilight Basketball is a program that aids social inclusion by providing an opportunity to partner with local police. BFPNG organize drills, 3x3, and basketball games each week to foster the growth of the basketball community.

"This experience is helping me run the operations of BFPNG programs in the country. I want to thank my fellow MOSO classmates for the collaboration, fun, knowledge sharing, and camaraderie," Daroa said.

Papua New Guinea hosted the 2018 FIBA U15 Oceania Championships in Port Moresby for Men and Women which included participants from Australia, Guam, Fiji, New Zealand, and Samoa.

The Twilight program under the Basketball For Good strategy of BFPNG is supported by the Australian Government through the Pacific Sports Partnerships, and FIBA's Foundation, the International Basketball Foundation.