Security will play a vital role in the Games and Van2017 is expecting athletes and spectators to be safe, as well as all assets that are to be used before, during and after the games, at venues and villages.
Council officials attended a joint meeting of the Van2017 Pacific Mini Games Authority where the final Games delivery plans and arrangements were approved.
Vanuatu Cricket development officers Vari Lele and Brisit Malisa organized two fun filled days for Ambae children who had been evacuated to Santo.
Mansale, who has skippered his national side since 2009, joined the Stingrays last month to coach and play in the club’s A grade.
The PCBL – Pasifika TV satellite feed will provide close to 100 hours of Games coverage over the 12 days of competition at no charge.
The VCA said there is undoubtedly a need for gear for Vanuatu Cricket clubs, not just in Port Vila but in Santo, Tanna and Malekula as well.
The key message for the games were respect.
VHF is encouraging all participants to come and join and celebrate the 2017 hockey year.
In the third test between Melanesian rivals, Vanuatu raced to a 20-8 lead at half-time before the home side fought their way back into the contest to ensure a close finish.
Today's Test will be the third instalment between the Melanesian neighbours as Vanuatu look to keep their perfect record against the Solomon Islands alive.