Maino proves herself a cut above the critics

Throughout her term as Miss Papua New Guinea Pacific Islands, Lucy Maino has been an impeccable ambassador for the country and football, an advocate for women’s empowerment and an all-round outstanding role model for young people across Papua New Guinea and the Pacific region. So to see the furore that exploded out of a post […]

2020 – The Highlights

It’s been a strange year for everyone and while at times it’s been difficult to see the silver lining of a world in crisis, one thing has helped keep us here at Pasifika Sisters sane – women’s football in the Pacific. AS ONE 2023 The game has enjoyed a spectacular 12 months, despite the halt […]


CONGRATULATIONS! Papua New Guinea claimed their fifth consecutive gold medal at the XVI Pacific Games held in Samoa and I could not be happier for them. Now, the games wrapped up a week ago and you’re probably wondering why am I only now heralding this success? Because after the high of the tournament coming to […]


Besides bearing witness to the world’s best football currently on offer in the women’s game, the FIFA Women’s World Cup also provided food for thought when it comes to football development in Oceania. Here in the Pacific we’re a long way from professionalising the men’s game, let alone the women’s one. As for equal opportunities, […]