Lae City Claim Sixth Title After Professional and Polished Performance against Vitiaz

The excitement that led up to the 2019–20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League Grand Final this Saturday, 10 October, did not lead to disappointment, as Lae City and Vitiaz United played out a thrilling, albeit low-scoring, Grand Final, with the experience of Lae City eventually overcoming the pluckiness of Vitiaz United in a high-qualityContinue reading “Lae City Claim Sixth Title After Professional and Polished Performance against Vitiaz”

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”

PNG National Soccer League: ‘Golden Boot’ race is on fire

The final stages of the PNG National Soccer League are coming: only three weeks and we will know the four qualified teams for the semi-final stage and premiers of the regular season. Vitiaz United, Lae City and Hekari United are the teams at the top of the table battling for the minor premiership, while GulfContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League: ‘Golden Boot’ race is on fire”

Vitiaz go top as Star Mountain shock Hekari and new-look Lae draw

Vitiaz United continued their fantastic debut season in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League with a narrow 3-2 victory over Morobe United in Port Moresby on Saturday. With results elsewhere going their way, the club climbed from third to first in the league standings after Lae City drew and Hekari United were surprisingly defeatedContinue reading “Vitiaz go top as Star Mountain shock Hekari and new-look Lae draw”

PNG National Soccer League set to kick off Round 2

Later today, the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League will kick-off the second half of its season with five fixtures in Lae and Port Moresby, following a dramatic and controversial transfer window which saw five-time championship-winning coach Peter Gunemba sacked from Lae City FC, and plenty of player movement across the country. How many newContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League set to kick off Round 2”

Lae hit Star Mountain for six but solid Hekari march on

In another exciting weekend of action, Papua New Guinea National Soccer League champions Lae City demonstrated why they are a force to be reckoned with after a 6-1 victory over bottom-of-the-league Star Mountain, but leaders Hekari maintained their excellent defensive record with a 2-0 victory over last-year’s semi-finalists Morobe United. In fact, it was aContinue reading “Lae hit Star Mountain for six but solid Hekari march on”

Triple-header in Lae this weekend ahead of two-week PNG NSL break

Clubs will head to a small recess in football action for two weeks after this coming Saturday’s action in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League, which will see three matches in Lae and two in Port Moresby. The two-week break is designed so that Hekari United and Lae City can take part in theContinue reading “Triple-header in Lae this weekend ahead of two-week PNG NSL break”

Hekari and Lae continue winning streak as Stallions move third

The usual suspects, Hekari United and Lae City FC, continued their unbeaten runs in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League this weekend, but young guns Tusbab Stallions continue to impress, moving into third with a 3-0 victory over pointless Gulf Komara at the Laiwaden Oval in Madang. In the 1pm kick-offs, FC Bougainville tookContinue reading “Hekari and Lae continue winning streak as Stallions move third”

PNG NSL current top scorers: Who are they?

The fourth round of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League takes place this Saturday, with Hekari United, Lae City and Vitiaz United leading the way on nine points each. However, the race for the Golden Boot also has some interesting names leading the way, and below we’ve taken a deeper look into the playersContinue reading “PNG NSL current top scorers: Who are they?”

Hekari, Lae and Vitiaz win again as Tusbab Stallions hit five

Hekari United, Lae City and newcomers Vitiaz United won for the second time in Papua New Guinea National Soccer League action this weekend, maintaining their 100% record at the top of the ten-team division. Meanwhile, Tusbab Stallions responded after last week’s opening defeat with a 5-0 hammering of FC Kutubu in Madang. Port Moresby wasContinue reading “Hekari, Lae and Vitiaz win again as Tusbab Stallions hit five”