Resilience: Lae City knew how to deal with problems to win national title

It has been three days since Lae City have beaten Vitiaz United by 1-0 to clinch 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League’s title, but fans continue to celebrate the national title – the sixth in a row. Although they lost only one game in the season, winning this title was not as easy asContinue reading “Resilience: Lae City knew how to deal with problems to win national title”

Lae City Claim Sixth Title After Professional and Polished Performance against Vitiaz

The excitement that led up to the 2019–20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League Grand Final this Saturday, 10 October, did not lead to disappointment, as Lae City and Vitiaz United played out a thrilling, albeit low-scoring, Grand Final, with the experience of Lae City eventually overcoming the pluckiness of Vitiaz United in a high-qualityContinue reading “Lae City Claim Sixth Title After Professional and Polished Performance against Vitiaz”

Lae City win 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League

The 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League reached its end on this Saturday when Lae City and Vitiaz United clashed at PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby. Lae City confirmed their favouritism as they have beaten their opponents by 1-0. Obert Bika scored the winning goal in the 51st minute. Vitiaz’s goalkeeper Russell ChrisContinue reading “Lae City win 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League”

Bika and Warisan back to Lae City

The Papua New Guinean transfer window is open and all National Soccer League teams are trying to bring new players to stregthen their squads for the remaining of the current football season in the country. It was confirmed by reliable sources that forward Obert Bika and Ronald Warisan returned to Lae City after leaving theContinue reading “Bika and Warisan back to Lae City”

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”

Reliance on ageing stars and foreign gamble main culprits of Lae’s OFC elimination

Just like domestic rivals Hekari United, Lae City blew a huge chance to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2020 OFC Champions League in Vanuatu in February, after a win, a draw and a defeat were not enough to see the side progress from Group B. The side, coached by Peter Gunemba, were unable toContinue reading “Reliance on ageing stars and foreign gamble main culprits of Lae’s OFC elimination”

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”