Two nations booed on a grand opening night for the XV Pacific Games

first_imgBoth were cheered on and booed later and this has been attributed to negative reports shared on social media.Fiji is reported to have complained about the water at the Games Village and the New Zealand football team about the accommodation standards at the Games Village and are therefore staying at hotel.Pacific Games Council Executive Director Andrew Minogue has stayed at the Village and has commended the Games Organising Committee (GOC) for an excellent Games Village.Some visiting technical officials from other Pacific nations including those from Fiji who have been in the Village since last week have been using tap water in the Village and have not complained.PNG Today has reported that Papua New Guineas, water company Eda Ranu CEO Henry Mokono has refuted claims by Team Fiji about the water supplied to the games venues, by saying PNG’s water through Eda Ranu is best in the Pacific and rank 10th in the World standard. It’s the safest water to drink during Pacific games.He said his company delivers safe, quality water to residents every day in the city brushed aside negative comments made by the Team Fiji.“My team were never consulted before the report went out. I am seriously concerned that such visitors coming into this country would judge Papua New Guinea by its cover and not look deeper to see what’s happening,” he said. …PACNEWSlast_img read more