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”

Ferdallas Namuesh ready to lead Morobe Wawens as National Soccer League resumes

After a bad start in the 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League, the Morobe Wawens are trying to do something different for the league’s resumption as Charlie Foike was appointed to be the team’s head coach for the remainder of the season. With only ten goals scored in ten matches, it is clear thatContinue reading “Ferdallas Namuesh ready to lead Morobe Wawens as National Soccer League resumes”

Morobe Wawens back to training in Papua New Guinea

Morobe Wawens are back to training in Papua New Guinea. The first training session of the team after COVID-19 pandemics took place on this Monday at Scout Hall in Lae. Papua New Guinea National Soccer League – the major football league in the country- is expected to resume in August and most teams are alreadyContinue reading “Morobe Wawens back to training in Papua New Guinea”

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”