The overcoming story of Roland Bala

Papua New Guinea National Soccer League’s regular season has just finished but local fans are already thinking about the semi-finals that are going to be contested next month. While Lae City, Hekari United and Vitiaz United did not have many difficulties to qualify, fourth placed side Gulf Komara had to fight a lot to bookContinue reading “The overcoming story of Roland Bala”

Komara Claim Final Playoff Spot as Lae City Earn Minor Premiership

An exciting weekend of action saw underdogs Gulf Komara claim the final playoff spot in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League this Saturday, while Lae City did enough against Vitiaz United to hold onto their expected Minor Premiership, despite as Raymond Gunemba hat-trick earning Hekari United a 3-0 win over Tusbab Stallions. Three teamsContinue reading “Komara Claim Final Playoff Spot as Lae City Earn Minor Premiership”

Judgement Day for Top Six in Papua New Guinea as NSL Reaches Final Day

The much-anticipated final gameweek of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League is mere hours away, and the top six teams all still have plenty to play for before next week’s playoffs. With two sides still mathematically able to claim the title, two sides battling for the final OFC Champions League spot, and three sidesContinue reading “Judgement Day for Top Six in Papua New Guinea as NSL Reaches Final Day”

Nathan James back to training with Hekari United

Hekari United’s squad is strengthened for the last matchweek of 2019-20 PNG National Soccer League’s regular season as Nathan James is back to training with the team after missing some weeks due to personal reasons. The 25-year-old midfielder had to travel home to attend his grandmother’s funeral earlier this month. James made his first trainingContinue reading “Nathan James back to training with Hekari United”

PNG National Soccer League: Lae City confirms minor-premiership title as battle for last semi-final spot heats up

The final spot for the semi-finals of PNG National Soccer League is still uncertain as three teams are battling for the fourth place in the national league. Differently, Lae City, Hekari United and Vitiaz United are already confirmed in the decisive stage of the competition – but this weekend we had the confirmation of LaeContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League: Lae City confirms minor-premiership title as battle for last semi-final spot heats up”

What is wrong with Vitiaz United in PNG National Soccer League?

Currently in the third position with 36 points in seventeen matches, Vitiaz United are already qualified to 2019-20 PNG National Soccer League semi-finals. However the team coached by Nathan Vincent is not living a good moment in the season and this is worrying. Despite counting on a powerful offensive system with Eliud Fugre, Jonathan Allen,Continue reading “What is wrong with Vitiaz United in PNG National Soccer League?”

PNG National Soccer League heads into its decisive moments

The most important football league of Papua New Guinea is close to the end of its regular season; Lae City is currently at the top of the table and will travel to Port Moresby to play against Star Mountain, while Hekari United will take on Morobe United also at PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby.Continue reading “PNG National Soccer League heads into its decisive moments”

Hekari United’s Dave Tomare recent performances impressing fans

Hekari United had retaken the second position at PNG National Soccer League table after a 2-1 win over Morobe Wawens last weekend; Vitiaz United got beaten by FC Boungainville helping the Red Army to be back as second in the table. One of the biggest responsibles of the good form of Hekari is their newContinue reading “Hekari United’s Dave Tomare recent performances impressing fans”

Gulf Komara players penalised for assaulting referee after polemics against Hekari United

Three players of PNG National Soccer League’s side Gulf Komara FC were suspended and fined by PNGFA after assaulting referee David Yareboinen two weeks ago in a match they lost by 2-0 against Hekari United. Despite the obvious offense, none of the players were red-carded in the match by the referee – you can watchContinue reading “Gulf Komara players penalised for assaulting referee after polemics against Hekari United”

Papua New Guinea: crowd to be allowed back to PNG National Soccer League matches

Good news for football fans in Papua New Guinea as supporters are set to be allowed back to stadiums to watch the remaining PNG National Soccer League matches. Oceania Football Center had access to the response of David Manning, controller of National Pandemic Response, to Micah James, acting execute director of Papua New Guinea SportsContinue reading “Papua New Guinea: crowd to be allowed back to PNG National Soccer League matches”