Papua New Guinea NSL delayed again: What is the solution?

Today, a press release from the Papua New Guinea Football Association confirmed the fears that had been brewing all week: the National Soccer League would be delayed for a third time; and this time, the PNGFA have not given a potential start date for the country’s flagship competition. The reason given was that only fourContinue reading “Papua New Guinea NSL delayed again: What is the solution?”

Malaita Kings helped by PNG National Soccer League postponements

As Oceania Football Center reported some weeks ago, Emmanuel Simon and Nigel Dabinyaba were ready to leave Malaita Kings to play for Lae City (former Toti City) in the Papua New Guinea’s National Soccer League. It is a true information but things have changed recently. The PNG National Soccer League have not started yet. ItContinue reading “Malaita Kings helped by PNG National Soccer League postponements”

PNG: Kapi Natto making strides but remnants of previous regime remain

It could be argued that football in Papua New Guinea has already seen its greatest era: the magical season in 2010 when Hekari United became the first non-Australian or Kiwi side to land the OFC Champions League title and represent Oceania at the Club World Cup was nothing short of remarkable. From then until 2018,Continue reading “PNG: Kapi Natto making strides but remnants of previous regime remain”

Twelve must become eight in delayed Papua New Guinea NSL

Details finally emerged this morning regarding the upcoming 2019/20 season of Papua New Guinea’s flagship competition, the National Soccer League, which will now start two weeks later than originally intended, on Saturday 30th November. Several local fans had expressed their frustration on Facebook at the lack of transparency that the competition organisers had shown, withContinue reading “Twelve must become eight in delayed Papua New Guinea NSL”

Nigel Dabinyaba joins Malaita Kingz in Telekom S-League

Very important news for the Solomon Islands top tier – Telekom S-League – were released today: the prominent Papua New Guinean international Nigel Dabinyaba is set to join Malaita Kingz for the second round of the S-League. Dabinyaba will join the also Papua New Guinean internationals Emmanuel Simon and Michael Foster in the team coachedContinue reading “Nigel Dabinyaba joins Malaita Kingz in Telekom S-League”