It’s do or die: Fiji and Papua New Guinea play their FIFA World Cup hopes

There are not more excuses for Fijians and Papuan New Guineans in Qatar: it is do or die. If they want to keep their dream alive to travel back to Qatar but this time by the end of the team to a historic first-ever FIFA World Cup appearance, they just can not fail now –Continue reading “It’s do or die: Fiji and Papua New Guinea play their FIFA World Cup hopes”

Tommy Semmy makes his debut in Australia

Last saturday was very special day for a certain Papua New Guinean citizen – one of the most celebrated sportsman of his country: Tommy Semmy. The strong striker made his debut in Australia after several succesful seasons in New Zealand playing for the traditional Hamilton Wanderers. Now Semmy represents Altona Magic from Melbourne, another traditionalContinue reading “Tommy Semmy makes his debut in Australia”

PNG National Soccer League 2021 Season Preview

With the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League set to kick off on 24th July, we’ve put together a full preview of the fourteen teams involved, including their previous achievements, current squad news, and a prediction as to where they might finish. Northern Conference Lae City Dwellers Potted HistoryRising from the ashes of a clubContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League 2021 Season Preview”

Tommy Semmy scores late penalty to keep Wanderers’ unbeaten run at ISPS Handa Premiership

Hamilton Wanderers continue at the top of the 2020/21 ISPS Handa Premiership, but they had to battle hard against the Wellington Phoenix Reserves this Sunday in order to save something from the game. A very good performance of WeeNix frustrated the powerful Wanderers’ frontline that managed to get a point from the game at PorrittContinue reading “Tommy Semmy scores late penalty to keep Wanderers’ unbeaten run at ISPS Handa Premiership”

Tommy Semmy selected in ‘Team of the Month’ of New Zealand’s Premiership

The very good moment of the former Hekari United man Tommy Semmy was recognised in New Zealand as the striker as selected in the ‘Team of the Month‘ of the ISPS Handa Premiership, the top-tier of football in New Zealand. The Papua New Guinea international scored his first goal in the season in the 3-2Continue reading “Tommy Semmy selected in ‘Team of the Month’ of New Zealand’s Premiership”

Tommy Semmy scores in his 50th match at New Zealand’s Premiership

One of the most important footballers from Papua New Guinea achieved another very impressive milestone this weekend in New Zealand; Tommy Semmy played his 50th match at New Zealand’s top-tier league ISPS Handa Premiership. The striker also scored in his side Hamilton Wanderers win over Canterbury United by 3-2. Semmy first made a fantastic individualContinue reading “Tommy Semmy scores in his 50th match at New Zealand’s Premiership”

PNG Women’s National Soccer League to start this weekend

Finally the women of Papua New Guinea got their deserved recognition from its football governing body; the Papua New Guinea National Women’s Soccer League is set to start this weekend. After so many years, one of the most important football nations of Oceania develops its own women’s soccer league. The current Pacific Games medalists, PapuaContinue reading “PNG Women’s National Soccer League to start this weekend”

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”

OFCe Awards’ Result: PNG National Soccer League ‘MVP’

The fans’ choice on an open-voting poll powered by Oceania Football Center for ‘MVP’ award of the 2019/20 PNG National Soccer League is… Lae City’s midfielder Jacob Sabua was chosen by the fans as the best player of the 2019/20 season of PNG National Soccer League. Sabua was very higly voted having more than 60%Continue reading “OFCe Awards’ Result: PNG National Soccer League ‘MVP’”

OFCe Awards’ Result: PNG National Soccer League ‘Best Goalkeeper’

The fans’ choice on an open-voting poll powered by Oceania Football Center for ‘Best Goalkeeper’ award of the 2019/20 PNG National Soccer League is… The best voted player by the fans was Hekari United’s goalkeeper Ishmael Pole. Pole was followed by Lae City’s Ronald Warisan and Vitiaz United’s Russel Chris. MVP RESULTBEST YOUNG PLAYER RESULT