Gulf Komara players penalised for assaulting referee after polemics against Hekari United

Three players of PNG National Soccer League’s side Gulf Komara FC were suspended and fined by PNGFA after assaulting referee David Yareboinen two weeks ago in a match they lost by 2-0 against Hekari United. Despite the obvious offense, none of the players were red-carded in the match by the referee – you can watchContinue reading “Gulf Komara players penalised for assaulting referee after polemics against Hekari United”

Papua New Guinea: crowd to be allowed back to PNG National Soccer League matches

Good news for football fans in Papua New Guinea as supporters are set to be allowed back to stadiums to watch the remaining PNG National Soccer League matches. Oceania Football Center had access to the response of David Manning, controller of National Pandemic Response, to Micah James, acting execute director of Papua New Guinea SportsContinue reading “Papua New Guinea: crowd to be allowed back to PNG National Soccer League matches”

Lae City: the good job of Bob Morris

Since Lae City’s historical head coach Peter Gunemba departed from the team this year, many questions were raised by the fans as how would be the future of the current national league champions in Papua New Guinea. Alongside the head coach important players such as Raymond Gunemba, Nigel Dabinyaba and Mosie Milubwa departed from theContinue reading “Lae City: the good job of Bob Morris”

Star Mountain’s team manager Joseph Ame to take legal action against PNGFA and NSL

Weeks ago one case got widely debated in Papua New Guinea – Star Mountain FC walked off pitch after a disallowed goal against Morobe United, forcing the referee to finish the game early. Here you can see the disallowed goal that caused all the problems. Recently, despite PNGFA and NSL Board did not make any officialContinue reading “Star Mountain’s team manager Joseph Ame to take legal action against PNGFA and NSL”

PNG National Soccer League: Lae and Vitiaz unable to win as Tusbab Stallions return to top-four

The 16th round of PNG National Soccer League was full of surprises! After a long period we now have a change in the top-three teams as Lae City and Vitiaz United could not win this weekend. Hekari United needed to battle hard to surpass Morobe Wawens and move back to the second place. Vitiaz UnitedContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League: Lae and Vitiaz unable to win as Tusbab Stallions return to top-four”

Hekari United: Rodger Saking impresses in his season debut

Hekari United needed to battle hard to surpass Gulf Komara in the last weekend of football in Port Moresby – the Reds continue five points away Lae City at the top of the table, but their 2-0 win keep them alive in the contest for the minor premiership in PNG National Soccer League. Eric KomengContinue reading “Hekari United: Rodger Saking impresses in his season debut”

Morobe United’s Valentine Nelson speaks about scandal match against Star Mountain

Papua New Guinean football community was heavily shaken last weekend with one of the worse episodes football had seen in the country. Everything was going right in match between Morobe United and Star Mountain at Sir Ignatius Stadium in Lae until the moment William Lahai scored the equalising goal of Star Mountain. Morobe United playersContinue reading “Morobe United’s Valentine Nelson speaks about scandal match against Star Mountain”

Lae City’s Alwin Komolong receives controversial red card

Lae City continues at the top of the PNG National Soccer League as they won their latest match against Morobe Wawens at Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium by 2-0. A number of referee mistakes happened in this match, being probrably one of them a red card given to Lae City’s top-player Alwin Komolong. The PNG KapulsContinue reading “Lae City’s Alwin Komolong receives controversial red card”

PNG National Soccer League: PNGFA takes off one goal from Mathew David in ‘Golden Boot’ race

After some controversy, the Papua New Guinea Football Association alongside the National Soccer League board decided to take off one goal that was previously awarded to Mathew David of Vitiaz United. The goal happened in the 6-3 victory of his Vitiaz against Tusbab Stallions three weeks ago in Port Moresby. You can see the goalsContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League: PNGFA takes off one goal from Mathew David in ‘Golden Boot’ race”

Wira Wama scores first goal for Hekari United since his return to Papua New Guinea

Hekari United enjoyed a very important win over Gulf Komara last Saturday at PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby – Nigel Dabinyaba opened the scoreline for his side and the experienced Wira Wama finished the account for the Reds. This was the first goal of Wama since the midfielder returned to Papua New Guinea, WamaContinue reading “Wira Wama scores first goal for Hekari United since his return to Papua New Guinea”