Central United FC Make Late Bid for 2021 PNG National Soccer League

Central United FC, the club which made its Papua New Guinea National Soccer League debut in the 2019 edition, formally announced its late bid for the upcoming 2021 season today, along with a name change that will see it compete as Central Dabari FC. A late bid to enter this season’s competition was submitted toContinue reading “Central United FC Make Late Bid for 2021 PNG National Soccer League”

Sepik FC, Tavur FC and Southern Strikers Set to Make PNG NSL Returns

Among the clubs in contention to compete in the 2021 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League are the likes of Sepik FC, Tavur FC and Southern Strikers, three sides who have previously competed in the country’s highest footballing competition and will be welcomed back into the semi-pro fold ahead of the new season. Although theContinue reading “Sepik FC, Tavur FC and Southern Strikers Set to Make PNG NSL Returns”

Lae City Dwellers to Re-Unite Under Peter Gunemba

In a move that will surprise and confuse many football fans in Papua New Guinea and across Oceania, Peter Gunemba, the manager sacked from Lae City FC in the middle of the 2019–20 National Soccer League season, looks to be rekindling his side, Lae City Dwellers, ahead of the 2021 NSL season, according to reports.Continue reading “Lae City Dwellers to Re-Unite Under Peter Gunemba”

League Runners-Up Vitiaz United Will NOT Take Part in 2021 PNG NSL

2019–20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League Runners-Up Vitiaz United have confirmed they will not be taking part in the upcoming 2021 competition, mainly due to financial reasons. The club confirmed via their Facebook page that they would not be taking part in the country’s flagship national competition, but would still be competing at regionalContinue reading “League Runners-Up Vitiaz United Will NOT Take Part in 2021 PNG NSL”

Kapuls’ training squad is target of controversy in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA) recently released a 59-men list to attend National Team’s training camp. However, it became the target of controversy in the country, as important players are not in the list. It was reported that Alex Kamen, Ishmael Pole, Jacob Sabua, Joshua Talau, Langarap Samol, Nigel Dabinyaba, Raymond Gunemba and RonaldContinue reading “Kapuls’ training squad is target of controversy in Papua New Guinea”

Tommy Semmy scores late penalty to keep Wanderers’ unbeaten run at ISPS Handa Premiership

Hamilton Wanderers continue at the top of the 2020/21 ISPS Handa Premiership, but they had to battle hard against the Wellington Phoenix Reserves this Sunday in order to save something from the game. A very good performance of WeeNix frustrated the powerful Wanderers’ frontline that managed to get a point from the game at PorrittContinue reading “Tommy Semmy scores late penalty to keep Wanderers’ unbeaten run at ISPS Handa Premiership”

Tommy Semmy selected in ‘Team of the Month’ of New Zealand’s Premiership

The very good moment of the former Hekari United man Tommy Semmy was recognised in New Zealand as the striker as selected in the ‘Team of the Month‘ of the ISPS Handa Premiership, the top-tier of football in New Zealand. The Papua New Guinea international scored his first goal in the season in the 3-2Continue reading “Tommy Semmy selected in ‘Team of the Month’ of New Zealand’s Premiership”

Traditional Gunemba family takes Poro FC ahead at PNG Women’s National League

As the 2020/21 Women’s National Soccer League heads to its first matchday this weekend in Papua New Guinea, one traditional football family in the country expects the best from the revamped national league that is exciting the fans all over the country; the Gunembas are involved with their local regional club in Lae, Poro FC. “It’sContinue reading “Traditional Gunemba family takes Poro FC ahead at PNG Women’s National League”

Tommy Semmy scores in his 50th match at New Zealand’s Premiership

One of the most important footballers from Papua New Guinea achieved another very impressive milestone this weekend in New Zealand; Tommy Semmy played his 50th match at New Zealand’s top-tier league ISPS Handa Premiership. The striker also scored in his side Hamilton Wanderers win over Canterbury United by 3-2. Semmy first made a fantastic individualContinue reading “Tommy Semmy scores in his 50th match at New Zealand’s Premiership”

PNG Women’s National Soccer League to start this weekend

Finally the women of Papua New Guinea got their deserved recognition from its football governing body; the Papua New Guinea National Women’s Soccer League is set to start this weekend. After so many years, one of the most important football nations of Oceania develops its own women’s soccer league. The current Pacific Games medalists, PapuaContinue reading “PNG Women’s National Soccer League to start this weekend”