JAYAPURA – The management of the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI) of Papua Province for the 2022-2026 period, was officially inaugurated on Friday (15/7/2022), at Sasana Krida, Papua Governor Office Dok II, Jayapura City.
The new board was endorsed by the Chairman of the Central KONI, Marciano Norman, who on the occasion expressed optimism about the future of the sport of Papua.
Because of the composition of the management, most of them are filled with "old people" of KONI Papua and the Grand Committee of the Papuan National Sports Week (PB PON), which was successful in the 2021 quadrennial event.
"On the leadership of Kenius Kogoya then saw the composition of the management (KONI Papua), the collaboration between those who sit in the PB PON and KONI Papua, I believe that Papua as a sports province is not just a dream, but should be a reality," said Marciano in his speech, on the sidelines of the inauguration of the KONI Papua management.
Marciano also advised the new KONI Papua management to improve sports achievements in the land of Papua, ahead of the implementation of the upcoming PON XXI Aceh - North Sumatra 2024.
Chairman of KONI Papua Kenius Kogoya stated that he was ready to carry out the big task of making Papua a sports province, his party will focus on creating quality Papuan athletes through sustainable coaching.
"Of course, these great hopes can be realized together with all KONI Papua management," he said. ***