League Runners-Up Vitiaz United Will NOT Take Part in 2021 PNG NSL

2019–20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League Runners-Up Vitiaz United have confirmed they will not be taking part in the upcoming 2021 competition, mainly due to financial reasons. The club confirmed via their Facebook page that they would not be taking part in the country’s flagship national competition, but would still be competing at regionalContinue reading “League Runners-Up Vitiaz United Will NOT Take Part in 2021 PNG NSL”

Gregory Togubai becomes third Hekari signing of the window

21-year-old midfielder Gregory Togubai has become the third signing for Hekari United in this week’s Papua New Guinea National Soccer League transfer window, joining Carlos Onne and Wira Wama as new recruits to the club. The young midfielder, who has been described as the next David Muta, joins from FC Bougainville, where he has scoredContinue reading “Gregory Togubai becomes third Hekari signing of the window”

Vito Laloata has a good debut for Hekari United

The 23-year old Samoan international Vito Laloata made his debut in semi-professional football as he played the opening 40 minutes of the clash between his new club Hekari United and Tusbab Stallions in the 5th round of the PNG National Soccer League in the last Saturday (25th Jan). The strong attacker provided an assist inContinue reading “Vito Laloata has a good debut for Hekari United”

PNG NSL full draw revealed; former champions to go head-to-head twice in March

The Papua New Guinea National Soccer League and Papua New Guinea Football Association today revealed the full draws for the remaining fixtures of the 2019/20 National Soccer League, confirming that each club will go head-to-head, home and away, by the final day on 9th May. The season started on December 14th, and two fixtures haveContinue reading “PNG NSL full draw revealed; former champions to go head-to-head twice in March”

PNG NSL Full Season Preview

With the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League set to kick off in just two days’ time, we’ve put together a full preview of the ten teams involved, including their previous achievements, current squad news, and a prediction as to where they might finish. Thanks to the great social media team that FC Bougainville haveContinue reading “PNG NSL Full Season Preview”

10-Team PNG NSL kicks off this weekend

After weeks of waiting, the start dates of the 2019/20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League, as well as the ten teams taking part in the competition, was finally confirmed in Port Moresby today. The competition will kick-off on Saturday 14th December, with the draws set to be announced early tomorrow morning. There will beContinue reading “10-Team PNG NSL kicks off this weekend”

Papua New Guinea NSL delayed again: What is the solution?

Today, a press release from the Papua New Guinea Football Association confirmed the fears that had been brewing all week: the National Soccer League would be delayed for a third time; and this time, the PNGFA have not given a potential start date for the country’s flagship competition. The reason given was that only fourContinue reading “Papua New Guinea NSL delayed again: What is the solution?”

Planned PNG ‘Conference Competition’ cancelled due to lack of interest

News emerged today that the planned Papua New Guinea National Soccer League ‘Conference Competition’, due to take place at a slightly lower level than the ‘Premier Competition’, has been scrapped due to lack of interested clubs. This is another blow to preparations for the start of the 2019/20 season, which, as was reported last week,Continue reading “Planned PNG ‘Conference Competition’ cancelled due to lack of interest”