Vitiaz Stun Hekari on Penalties While Lae Edge Past Valiant Gulf Komara

The semi-finals of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League were matches of exceptionally high quality and drama, proving that once these four sides step up their game when it really matters, they are capable of producing hugely entertaining and high-quality football. It was a dramatic weekend with red cards, late goals, plucky underdogs, andContinue reading “Vitiaz Stun Hekari on Penalties While Lae Edge Past Valiant Gulf Komara”

Goal Glut for Top Three as Komara and Wawens Edge Closer to NSL Playoffs

The top three teams in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League all scored big this weekend and extended their lead ahead of the chasing pack, with Mathew David of Vitiaz United continuing his remarkable recent run of goalscoring form by hitting four goals in a 6-3 victory over Tusbab Stallions. For the first timeContinue reading “Goal Glut for Top Three as Komara and Wawens Edge Closer to NSL Playoffs”

Valiant Hekari eliminated despite impressive win over Galaxy

Hekari United of Papua New Guinea secured their first win of the competition earlier today, defeating the thus far impressive Galaxy FC 2-1. However, due to Eastern Suburbs victory against reigning champions Hienghène Sport in the early kick-off, this was not enough to see them progress to the knockout stages. Hekari will see their failureContinue reading “Valiant Hekari eliminated despite impressive win over Galaxy”

Suburbs good but not great against tactically questionable Hekari

In what has been almost universally agreed to have been the best match of the 2020 OFC Champions League so far, New Zealand’s debutants Eastern Suburbs defeated former champions Hekari United 2-1 at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in a match which saw positives and negatives, as well asContinue reading “Suburbs good but not great against tactically questionable Hekari”