Wira Wama returns to Hekari United; Carlos Onne signs from Gulf Komara

Papua New Guinea international Wira Wama has returned to Hekari United for the second half of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League, according to sources close to the player. The 30-year-old, who has five senior caps for his country, has returned from studies in the United States, and was quickly snapped up by theContinue reading “Wira Wama returns to Hekari United; Carlos Onne signs from Gulf Komara”

CONFIRMED: Gunemba and Bika suspensions successfully overturned

Shortly before this weekend’s matches in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League, we reported that Raymond Gunemba was handed a five-match suspension for his behaviour at the end of Lae City’s 2-1 defeat against Vitiaz United earlier in the season. The suspensions meant that he, alongside teammate Obert Bika, who was also involved inContinue reading “CONFIRMED: Gunemba and Bika suspensions successfully overturned”

Raymond Gunemba suspended for five matches following referee push

After Lae City’s Raymond Gunemba wasn’t in the starting eleven for the side’s 8-1 victory over FC Kutubu last weekend, Oceania Football Center has learned that Gunemba was suspended for the match, and for a further four National Soccer League matches, after he pushed the referee at the end of Lae’s 2-1 defeat to VitiazContinue reading “Raymond Gunemba suspended for five matches following referee push”

PNGFA to reboot Conference Competition, Women’s NSL to start imminently

The Papua New Guinea Football Association will attempt to relaunch the unsuccessful Conference Competition in September this year, according to a new plan put forward by NSL Competition Manager Dimirit Mileng. The plan also suggests that the 2020 Women’s National Soccer League will be starting imminently, while local competitions will take place from March toContinue reading “PNGFA to reboot Conference Competition, Women’s NSL to start imminently”

PNG Transfer Window to open for a week on Sunday

The window for players to move clubs in this season’s Papua New Guinea National Soccer League will open after the final match of the first round of fixtures on Saturday, before slamming shut just five days later before the second round kicks-off. During this time, any players who have already arrived at their clubs onContinue reading “PNG Transfer Window to open for a week on Sunday”

VIDEO: Yagi Yasasa scores a stunning winner vs Gulf Komara

This weekend, Vitiaz United struggled to overcome a resilient Gulf Komara side at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. That was, until Yagi Yasasa scored a fantastic goal to break the deadlock in the 88th minute. The midfielder dribbled past three defenders before hammering the ball into the roof of the net, andContinue reading “VIDEO: Yagi Yasasa scores a stunning winner vs Gulf Komara”

Komolong brothers swoop is a masterstroke for stuttering Lae City

In unexpected news earlier today, it was revealed that brothers Alwin and Felix Komolong had signed for Lae City FC to strengthen the side ahead of the remainder of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League season. However, the pair will be unable to play for the club for the OFC Champions League, because theyContinue reading “Komolong brothers swoop is a masterstroke for stuttering Lae City”

Morobe Wawens fail to show for NSL Round 6 after denial of travel funds

With Morobe Wawens due to travel to Port Moresby this weekend to face Star Mountain in the sixth round of Papua New Guinea National Soccer League fixtures, Oceania Football Center reports exclusively that the side have failed to make the journey to the nation’s capital due to a dispute over travel funds and outstanding payments.Continue reading “Morobe Wawens fail to show for NSL Round 6 after denial of travel funds”

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?”