David Browne scores for the first time this season as HJK beats FC Haka

Last Sunday – May 22nd – HJK and FC Haka took to the field in the eighth round of the Veikkausliiga – the Finnish national football league. The match was special due the presence of three players from Oceania: HJK’s Papua New Guinea striker David Browne and New Zealand’s Oliver Whyte and Logan Rogerson. InContinue reading “David Browne scores for the first time this season as HJK beats FC Haka”

Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1

Today – 17th March – begins the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers for OFC. In the race we have eight teams battling for a place in the intercontinental playoff. Unlike in other editions, this time the qualifiers will be held in Doha, Qatar in a tournament format, identical to the OFC Nations Cup – theContinue reading “Preview: OFC World Cup Qualifiers – Round 1”

Papua New Guinea hopes to repeat 2016 heroic campaign

Papua New Guinea’s national team traveled to Qatar today to compete in the World Cup qualifiers. 21 players plus the staff members departed from Port Moresby. Brazilian Marcos Gusmão will be the Kapuls coach. The last time the Papua New Guinea national team played an official match was at the Pacific Games 2019, where theyContinue reading “Papua New Guinea hopes to repeat 2016 heroic campaign”

PNG Kapuls: David Browne is confirmed in national team squad

After a lot of rumours around the participation or not of Papua New Guinea’s sole full professional player in the next FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Oceania Football Center is delighted to announce that HJK’s David Browne will take part in the competition donning the colours of his home country. The news were confirmed by PNGContinue reading “PNG Kapuls: David Browne is confirmed in national team squad”

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”

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”

David Browne shines as HJK clinch Veikkausliiga title in Finland

HJK visited IFK Mariehamn at Wiklof Holding Arena in the 21st matchweek of Veikkausliiga – the top tier league from Finland. This match could be special for the HJK, as a victory would give them the national title, and it was! After starting three consecutive matches on the bench, Papua New Guinea international David BrowneContinue reading “David Browne shines as HJK clinch Veikkausliiga title in Finland”

David Browne scores as HJK beat Nikko Boxall’s SJK in Finland

HJK received SJK Seinäjoki at Helsinki Football Stadium in the twelfth matchweek of Veikkausliiga – the top-tier league from Finland. It was a special match for Oceania as two OFC players were face to face in this clash: David Browne and Nikko Boxall. Roope Riski opened the scoreboard in the first half to put HJKContinue reading “David Browne scores as HJK beat Nikko Boxall’s SJK in Finland”

David Browne shines in Finland to lead HJK against FC Haka

HJK visited FC Haka at Tehtaan Kenttä in another match of Veikkausliiga – the top-tier of Finnish football. Papua New Guinea international David Browne was in HJK’s starting eleven for the first time in Veikkausliiga – a milestone for him as he had only played 48 minutes in the league so far. Browne did notContinue reading “David Browne shines in Finland to lead HJK against FC Haka”

David Browne back to action in Finland as HJK beats KuPS in Veikkausliga

HJK faced KuPS at Savon Sanomat Areena in Kuopio in the eighth matchweek of 2020 Veikkausliga – the top-tier of Finnish football. This match marked the return of Papua New Guinea international David Browne to the main squad after one month. The 24-year-old forward came from the bench in the 62nd minute to replace RikuContinue reading “David Browne back to action in Finland as HJK beats KuPS in Veikkausliga”