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”

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”

Koriak Upaiga available for Hekari United’s decisive match against Vitiaz United

After a heartbreaking 1-0 defeat against their rivals Lae City two weeks ago in Port Moresby, Hekari United recovered with a strong 6-0 win over FC Kutubu in PNG National Soccer League last weekend. Now the Papua New Guinean powerhouse will have another massive match ahead against the 2nd placed side Vitiaz United. Hekari isContinue reading “Koriak Upaiga available for Hekari United’s decisive match against Vitiaz United”

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”

The fantastic Koriak Upaiga: the Hekari United captain

Koriak Upaiga is well-known figure of football in Oceania; despite being in the big stage of Oceanian football for so long, Upaiga is still 32-years-old and goes for another OFC Champions League, this time captaining Hekari United after a four-year absence from the former champions of the competition. Upaiga also has experience from playing inContinue reading “The fantastic Koriak Upaiga: the Hekari United captain”

Lae City grab late winner as Hekari romp past Kutubu

What began as a somewhat controversial day in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League finished with a bang as Lae City saved their own skins with a comeback victory against FC Bougainville in Port Moresby, while league leaders Hekari United surged forward with a comfortable victory against FC Kutubu in Goroka. The day beganContinue reading “Lae City grab late winner as Hekari romp past Kutubu”