There are excellent news for Hekari United fans: the Papua New Guinea international Wira Wama is back to Papua New Guinea and he is the first confirmed move for Hekari United in the PNG National Soccer League transfer window. The 30-year-old is back to Hekari United to reinforce the team coached by Jerry Allen in the second round of the national league – competition that Hekari is currently at the top of the standings.
The midfielder already represented three times Papua New Guinea internationally and he was part of the squad that in 2016 ended as runners-up in the OFC Nations Cup held in Port Moresby. Since then the player left the country to study in United States – he also played in the well-known college football system of United States for the MBU Sabercats – team of his university, the Maranatha Baptist University.
The midfielder last appeared for Hekari United in 2016 season, when the club also took part of the OFC Champions League. 2020 marked the comeback of the Port Moresby-based side to the regional tournament and will also be the year Wama is back to Papua New Guinean football after four years in United States.
It is known the player finished his studies in the North American country and now he is back to his home nation and is set to represent his former club in their upcoming challenges in the season.