Wira Wama scores first goal for Hekari United since his return to Papua New Guinea

Hekari United enjoyed a very important win over Gulf Komara last Saturday at PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby – Nigel Dabinyaba opened the scoreline for his side and the experienced Wira Wama finished the account for the Reds. This was the first goal of Wama since the midfielder returned to Papua New Guinea, WamaContinue reading “Wira Wama scores first goal for Hekari United since his return to Papua New Guinea”

Papua New Guinea: referee changes decision after being assaulted in Hekari-Komara clash

The fifteenth matchweek of 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League was full of controversies and the first one took place in the opening match of the week contested between Gulf Komara and local powerhouse Hekari United. Hekari United was beating Gulf Komara by 1-0 when forward Kolu Kepo was fouled inside the box andContinue reading “Papua New Guinea: referee changes decision after being assaulted in Hekari-Komara clash”

PNG National Soccer League: polemics marked the weekend as top three continue good form

Football was not in the limelight in Papua New Guinea’s premier footballing division this weekend. Despite an important round, the results and player performance took a back seat because of a series of refereeing errors in the PNG National Soccer League on the fifteen weekend of football. In the first game of the weekend, theContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League: polemics marked the weekend as top three continue good form”

Gunemba and Onne to miss Hekari’s clash against Gulf Komara in National Soccer League

Currently in the third position in 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League, Hekari United need to grab three points this weekend against Gulf Komara. However, the team coached by Eric Komeng will not count on two important players: defender Carlos Onne and forward Raymond Gunemba. According to local sources, both players are injured andContinue reading “Gunemba and Onne to miss Hekari’s clash against Gulf Komara in National Soccer League”

Hekari Face Must-Win Clash Against Komara as PNG NSL Heads into Crunch Time

Third-placed Hekari United are facing a must-win clash against fourth-placed Gulf Komara this weekend as they cling to the hope that they may still finish in the top two of this year’s Papua New Guinea National Soccer League. The most decorated side in Papua New Guinea football history sits three points behind newcomers Vitiaz UnitedContinue reading “Hekari Face Must-Win Clash Against Komara as PNG NSL Heads into Crunch Time”

Hekari United: Raymond Gunemba working extra hard for Gulf Komara clash after injury

Hekari United’s star Raymond Gunemba was forced to leave early in the latest match of his team in the PNG National Soccer League. Gunemba could not play the decisive stages of the game against Vitiaz United – match that ended up in a 1-1 draw. The player fell down with his back in the pitch,Continue reading “Hekari United: Raymond Gunemba working extra hard for Gulf Komara clash after injury”

Is Patrick Aisa out of Hekari United plans?

Hekari United is currently five points away Lae City FC in the top of the table of the PNG National Soccer League; the team coached by Eric Komeng will be looking for an important win this weekend when they take on Gulf Komara in Port Moresby. Since the restart of the competition, Hekari lost aContinue reading “Is Patrick Aisa out of Hekari United plans?”

Koriak Upaiga’s mistake costs Hekari United dearly

Hekari United’s last match against Vitiaz United should be a happy day for Koriak Upaiga as this clash would mark his return after missing some matches due to an injury. However this game was not so good for him as the 33-year-old left back made a crucial mistake that culminated in the goal scored byContinue reading “Koriak Upaiga’s mistake costs Hekari United dearly”

Hekari United’s goalkeeper Ishmael Pole back from suspension

After being out of Hekari United’s squad for two weeks, Ishmael Pole is back from suspension which means that the 27-year-old goalkeeper must be available for Saturday’s match against Gulf Komara at PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby. Pole was red carded in Hekari’s 1-0 loss to Lae City on August 15. The PNG KapulsContinue reading “Hekari United’s goalkeeper Ishmael Pole back from suspension”

Lae Edge Ahead After Washout Win as Hekari Hold Vitiaz in Port Moresby

They had to wait an extra two days to do it, but Lae City moved two points ahead of Vitiaz United at the top of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League this weekend after a 3-1 victory over FC Kutubu, while the clash of the weekend saw Hekari United and Vitiaz United play outContinue reading “Lae Edge Ahead After Washout Win as Hekari Hold Vitiaz in Port Moresby”