Top Three All Seeking Home Wins in PNG NSL Weekend Action

Lae City, Vitiaz United and Hekari United will all be seeking home wins in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League this weekend, with all three sides needing to continue winning to keep up the pace at the top of the division. Vitiaz and Lae will kick off simultaneously in Port Moresby and Lae respectively,Continue reading “Top Three All Seeking Home Wins in PNG NSL Weekend Action”

Lae edge Hekari while David hat-trick pushes Vitiaz into second

A defensive mix-up was the difference between Hekari United and Lae City on Saturday in Port Moresby, as a Jacob Sabua goal was enough for the five-time reigning champions to pull away from their biggest rivals at the top of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League. In the meantime, Vitiaz United kept the pressureContinue reading “Lae edge Hekari while David hat-trick pushes Vitiaz into second”

Weekend Preview: Hekari and Lae to Clash with Full-Strength Squads

One of the key matches to decide the location of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League Minor Premiership will take place this weekend in Port Moresby, with eight-time champions Hekari United playing host to five-time reigning champions Lae City. With the news that Raymond Gunemba and Nigel Dabinyaba are free to play for HekariContinue reading “Weekend Preview: Hekari and Lae to Clash with Full-Strength Squads”

Lae City hit five to hit the top upon PNG National Soccer League Resumption

Five goals from five different players saw Lae City return to the top of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League after their thrashing of Gulf Komara on Saturday, while league leaders Vitiaz United were denied victory by a late goal by Star Mountain. With the games taking place without spectators and in a reducedContinue reading “Lae City hit five to hit the top upon PNG National Soccer League Resumption”

PNG NSL: Season Resumption Preview and Transfer Summary

With the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League due to kick off on Saturday 8 August after almost five months of suspension due to COVID-19 restrictions in the country, and having just witnessed a bonus week of transfer activity within the division, here we go through each side’s transfer activity and assess their chances ofContinue reading “PNG NSL: Season Resumption Preview and Transfer Summary”

Vinicius Reis and Erick Joe to Leave Hekari United

Hekari United’s Brazilian imports, midfielder Vinicius Reis and defender Erick Joe, are set to leave Hekari United in the coming days, according to reports from the club. It is unclear as to why the pair are leaving, but the most likely explanation is that they wish to return home to their families during this uncertainContinue reading “Vinicius Reis and Erick Joe to Leave Hekari United”

Morobe Football Association Releases Confirmed Club List; Starts in June

As the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak starts to die down in Oceania and around the Pacific Islands, tentative plans are afoot in Papua New Guinea to get sporting events underway once again. Although there is yet to be an announcement on when and if the National Soccer League will resume, the Morobe Football AssociationContinue reading “Morobe Football Association Releases Confirmed Club List; Starts in June”

Lae City: who left and who stayed?

After a pretty crazy and controversial weekend in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League which saw five-time championship winning coach Peter Gunemba fired and a core of his players join him by walking out of the club, we can finally confirm which players left the club, and which have stayed. Eleven players in totalContinue reading “Lae City: who left and who stayed?”

Vitiaz go top as Star Mountain shock Hekari and new-look Lae draw

Vitiaz United continued their fantastic debut season in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League with a narrow 3-2 victory over Morobe United in Port Moresby on Saturday. With results elsewhere going their way, the club climbed from third to first in the league standings after Lae City drew and Hekari United were surprisingly defeatedContinue reading “Vitiaz go top as Star Mountain shock Hekari and new-look Lae draw”

Core Lae City players to walk out of club with sacked manager Gunemba

The majority of this season’s regular starting eleven for Lae City FC will walk out of the club with sacked coach Peter Gunemba, according to sources close to the Gunemba family and owner Ian Chow. It was also revealed that Gunemba will not take charge of the side for tomorrow’s home game against Tusbab Stallions.Continue reading “Core Lae City players to walk out of club with sacked manager Gunemba”