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”

David Muta: I feel an endless need to learn and improve

While some countries are still facing strict restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, other countries are resuming their activities. However both situations converge at a common point: We miss football. Most football players are trying to stay fit during the pandemic so they could be ready to play as soon as possible and it is notContinue reading “David Muta: I feel an endless need to learn and improve”

Gregory Togubai becomes third Hekari signing of the window

21-year-old midfielder Gregory Togubai has become the third signing for Hekari United in this week’s Papua New Guinea National Soccer League transfer window, joining Carlos Onne and Wira Wama as new recruits to the club. The young midfielder, who has been described as the next David Muta, joins from FC Bougainville, where he has scoredContinue reading “Gregory Togubai becomes third Hekari signing of the window”

Wrong choices made Hekari pay a huge price at OFC Champions League

The eight-time Papua New Guinea national champions squandered a big chance to cause a huge impact in 2020: Hekari United, after a four-year absence from the most important club football tournament of Oceania, had the opportunity to host their group in this year’s OFC Champions League. The team commanded by Jerry Allen, was the onlyContinue reading “Wrong choices made Hekari pay a huge price at OFC Champions League”

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”

Hekari absentees expose lack of depth as Hienghène title defence on the brink

On Wednesday afternoon, Hekari United and Hienghène Sport played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in Port Moresby in Group A of the OFC Champions League, a result which doesn’t really help either side but does keep both in slight contention to qualify for the knockout stages this coming Saturday. But neither side will be particularlyContinue reading “Hekari absentees expose lack of depth as Hienghène title defence on the brink”

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”

David Muta’s availability for Hekari United debut in OFC Champions League still doubtful

One of the most important players of Hekari United, David Muta is currently recovering from an injury and it is not known if he is going to be available for Hekari United in their debut in 2020 OFC Champions League against Eastern Suburbs. According to reliable sources, the 32-year-old midfielder and team captain is alreadyContinue reading “David Muta’s availability for Hekari United debut in OFC Champions League still doubtful”