Youngster Junior David pleased to play with Gunemba and Dabinyaba

One of the top teams from Papua New Guinea, Hekari United is building a very strong squad to play the remaining of 2019-20 PNG National Soccer League season as they signed with Nigel Dabinyaba and Raymond Gunemba. The quality of these two players will surely boost the quality of the team. Moreover, the arrival ofContinue reading “Youngster Junior David pleased to play with Gunemba and Dabinyaba”

Nigel Dabinyaba and Raymond Gunemba ready to join Hekari United

After some controversy, a new football transfer window is open in Papua New Guinea and national powerhouse Hekari United did not lose time as they are close to join with two of the best footballers in the country: Nigel Dabinyaba and Raymond Gunemba. Both players were free agents since March when they left Lae CityContinue reading “Nigel Dabinyaba and Raymond Gunemba ready to join Hekari United”

The historical Nigel Dabinyaba’s stint in Malaysia

Papua New Guinean football is growing fast. The PNG National Soccer League is becoming an interesting tournament while some players are having some success overseas. David Browne is currently in Europe playing for HJK from Finland and Gimale Essacu – who recently graduated at college – spent two years playing in the United States whileContinue reading “The historical Nigel Dabinyaba’s stint in Malaysia”

Raymond Gunemba responds to allegations of Lae City’s boss Ian Chow

One of the most intriguing cases currently in Oceanian football has a new chapter: the former Lae City captain and Papua New Guinea football star Raymond Gunemba spoke to Oceania Football Center regarding the allegations of his former side team’ boss Ian Chow. Gunemba, who recently left Lae City alongside some of his teammates, wasContinue reading “Raymond Gunemba responds to allegations of Lae City’s boss Ian Chow”

Lae City: who left and who stayed?

After a pretty crazy and controversial weekend in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League which saw five-time championship winning coach Peter Gunemba fired and a core of his players join him by walking out of the club, we can finally confirm which players left the club, and which have stayed. Eleven players in totalContinue reading “Lae City: who left and who stayed?”

Core Lae City players to walk out of club with sacked manager Gunemba

The majority of this season’s regular starting eleven for Lae City FC will walk out of the club with sacked coach Peter Gunemba, according to sources close to the Gunemba family and owner Ian Chow. It was also revealed that Gunemba will not take charge of the side for tomorrow’s home game against Tusbab Stallions.Continue reading “Core Lae City players to walk out of club with sacked manager Gunemba”

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”

Vitiaz hold Hekari as Lae smash Kutubu on OFC return

A valiant performance from competition debutants Vitiaz United saw them hold eight-time champions Hekari United to a goalless draw in Port Moresby yesterday afternoon, a result which saw Vitiaz continue their impressive debut campaign. In the early kick-off, however, Lae City had no problem dispatching Highlands-based side FC Kutubu, hitting eight goals in the biggestContinue reading “Vitiaz hold Hekari as Lae smash Kutubu on OFC return”

Lae and Eels demonstrate huge flaws in opening OFC clash

Neither Papua New Guinea’s Lae City nor Solomon Islands’ Henderson Eels will get anywhere near close to lifting the OFC Champions League trophy unless their performances see a marked upturn in skill, quality and defensive solidity. The opening game of the 2020 OFC Champions League in Luganville, Vanuatu, ended in a 3-3 draw between LaeContinue reading “Lae and Eels demonstrate huge flaws in opening OFC clash”

Lots of goals in OFC Champions League opener as Lae draw against Eels

The match opener of the OFC Champions League surely entertained a lot the fans at Soccer City Stadium in Luganville, but surely made their coaches worried about their defensive display. Lae City, the champions of Papua New Guinea, and Henderson Eels started the group B held in Vanuatu, where a brace from Emmanuel Simon andContinue reading “Lots of goals in OFC Champions League opener as Lae draw against Eels”