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”

Reformulation needed for Hekari United to move forward

It has been one month since 2019-20 PNG National Soccer League finished. While most players are now focused on taking part of regional tournaments, National Soccer League’s franchises are still working for the next season. Although there is no proposed date for next season’s kick-off, it seems obvious that the reigning champions Lae City FCContinue reading “Reformulation needed for Hekari United to move forward”

Tommy Semmy ready for another big season in New Zealand

After finishing fifth last season, Hamilton Wanderers want more this time. The good news for the team coached by Kale Herbert is that key players like Derek Tieku and Tommy Semmy, who were selected for ‘2019-20 ISPS Handa Permiership’s Team of the Season’, remained in the squad for 2020-21. Since 2017 at the club, SemmyContinue reading “Tommy Semmy ready for another big season in New Zealand”

Finnish club HJK extend David Browne’s contract

After winning the national title for the 30th time, HJK are now thinking about keeping their squad for next season in Finnish football. It was announced on social media that Papua New Guinean international David Browne had his contract with HJK extended until 2022. Browne, who officially joined the club in February after spending aContinue reading “Finnish club HJK extend David Browne’s contract”

Youngster from Papua New Guinea joins a new club in England

One of the most promising players from Papua New Guinea, Terry Stephenson is playing for a new club in England. The 18-year-old left back joined Billingham Town FC after leaving Middlesbrough’s youth system earlier this year. Billingham Town is currently playing in Northern Football League Division 1, one of the leagues that make up theContinue reading “Youngster from Papua New Guinea joins a new club in England”

A season to learn for Hekari United

One of the themes recently addressed among football fans in Papua New Guinea and across the Pacific, where the name Hekari United FC has left a mark, is how and why the biggest national champions and 2010 OFC Champions League champions were unable to play in this year’s Kumul Petroleum National Soccer League final afterContinue reading “A season to learn for Hekari United”