Komara Claim Final Playoff Spot as Lae City Earn Minor Premiership

An exciting weekend of action saw underdogs Gulf Komara claim the final playoff spot in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League this Saturday, while Lae City did enough against Vitiaz United to hold onto their expected Minor Premiership, despite as Raymond Gunemba hat-trick earning Hekari United a 3-0 win over Tusbab Stallions. Three teamsContinue reading “Komara Claim Final Playoff Spot as Lae City Earn Minor Premiership”

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”

Referee shows lack of knowledge of football rules in Lae City-Wawens clash

The fifteenth matchweek of 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League was full of controversies and one of the biggest polemics took place in the clash between Lae City FC and Morobe Wawens at Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium in Lae. Lae City were ahead by 1-0 when the referee awarded a penalty to them. EmmanuelContinue reading “Referee shows lack of knowledge of football rules in Lae City-Wawens clash”

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”

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”

Crunch Match Between Vitiaz and Hekari as PNG NSL Enters Final Stretch

Second-placed Vitiaz United and third-placed Hekari United will go head-to-head this weekend in Port Moresby in a match which could have huge ramifications on the recipient of this year’s Papua New Guinea National Soccer League Minor Premiership. With four games to go after this weekend’s fixtures, Hekari United will find themselves six points behind VitiazContinue reading “Crunch Match Between Vitiaz and Hekari as PNG NSL Enters Final Stretch”

Goal Glut for Top Three as Komara and Wawens Edge Closer to NSL Playoffs

The top three teams in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League all scored big this weekend and extended their lead ahead of the chasing pack, with Mathew David of Vitiaz United continuing his remarkable recent run of goalscoring form by hitting four goals in a 6-3 victory over Tusbab Stallions. For the first timeContinue reading “Goal Glut for Top Three as Komara and Wawens Edge Closer to NSL Playoffs”

Top Three All Seeking Home Wins in PNG NSL Weekend Action

Lae City, Vitiaz United and Hekari United will all be seeking home wins in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League this weekend, with all three sides needing to continue winning to keep up the pace at the top of the division. Vitiaz and Lae will kick off simultaneously in Port Moresby and Lae respectively,Continue reading “Top Three All Seeking Home Wins in PNG NSL Weekend Action”

Lae edge Hekari while David hat-trick pushes Vitiaz into second

A defensive mix-up was the difference between Hekari United and Lae City on Saturday in Port Moresby, as a Jacob Sabua goal was enough for the five-time reigning champions to pull away from their biggest rivals at the top of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League. In the meantime, Vitiaz United kept the pressureContinue reading “Lae edge Hekari while David hat-trick pushes Vitiaz into second”

Lae City hit five to hit the top upon PNG National Soccer League Resumption

Five goals from five different players saw Lae City return to the top of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League after their thrashing of Gulf Komara on Saturday, while league leaders Vitiaz United were denied victory by a late goal by Star Mountain. With the games taking place without spectators and in a reducedContinue reading “Lae City hit five to hit the top upon PNG National Soccer League Resumption”