Reformulation needed for Hekari United to move forward

It has been one month since 2019-20 PNG National Soccer League finished. While most players are now focused on taking part of regional tournaments, National Soccer League’s franchises are still working for the next season. Although there is no proposed date for next season’s kick-off, it seems obvious that the reigning champions Lae City FCContinue reading “Reformulation needed for Hekari United to move forward”

Komara Claim Final Playoff Spot as Lae City Earn Minor Premiership

An exciting weekend of action saw underdogs Gulf Komara claim the final playoff spot in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League this Saturday, while Lae City did enough against Vitiaz United to hold onto their expected Minor Premiership, despite as Raymond Gunemba hat-trick earning Hekari United a 3-0 win over Tusbab Stallions. Three teamsContinue reading “Komara Claim Final Playoff Spot as Lae City Earn Minor Premiership”

Judgement Day for Top Six in Papua New Guinea as NSL Reaches Final Day

The much-anticipated final gameweek of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League is mere hours away, and the top six teams all still have plenty to play for before next week’s playoffs. With two sides still mathematically able to claim the title, two sides battling for the final OFC Champions League spot, and three sidesContinue reading “Judgement Day for Top Six in Papua New Guinea as NSL Reaches Final Day”

Gunemba and Onne to miss Hekari’s clash against Gulf Komara in National Soccer League

Currently in the third position in 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League, Hekari United need to grab three points this weekend against Gulf Komara. However, the team coached by Eric Komeng will not count on two important players: defender Carlos Onne and forward Raymond Gunemba. According to local sources, both players are injured andContinue reading “Gunemba and Onne to miss Hekari’s clash against Gulf Komara in National Soccer League”

PNG National Soccer League: ‘Golden Boot’ race is on fire

The final stages of the PNG National Soccer League are coming: only three weeks and we will know the four qualified teams for the semi-final stage and premiers of the regular season. Vitiaz United, Lae City and Hekari United are the teams at the top of the table battling for the minor premiership, while GulfContinue reading “PNG National Soccer League: ‘Golden Boot’ race is on fire”

Hekari United: Raymond Gunemba working extra hard for Gulf Komara clash after injury

Hekari United’s star Raymond Gunemba was forced to leave early in the latest match of his team in the PNG National Soccer League. Gunemba could not play the decisive stages of the game against Vitiaz United – match that ended up in a 1-1 draw. The player fell down with his back in the pitch,Continue reading “Hekari United: Raymond Gunemba working extra hard for Gulf Komara clash after injury”

Both Gunemba and Dabinyaba scored their first goals in their return to Hekari United

After so much wait, in their second match as Hekari United players since they rejoined the Port Moresby-based club, the starlet duo Raymond Gunemba and Nigel Dabinyaba scored their first goals for the team. FC Kutubu was the victim of the day – Hekari smashed the Goroka-based side at PNG Football Stadium in the mostContinue reading “Both Gunemba and Dabinyaba scored their first goals in their return to Hekari United”

Goal Glut for Top Three as Komara and Wawens Edge Closer to NSL Playoffs

The top three teams in the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League all scored big this weekend and extended their lead ahead of the chasing pack, with Mathew David of Vitiaz United continuing his remarkable recent run of goalscoring form by hitting four goals in a 6-3 victory over Tusbab Stallions. For the first timeContinue reading “Goal Glut for Top Three as Komara and Wawens Edge Closer to NSL Playoffs”

Weekend Preview: Hekari and Lae to Clash with Full-Strength Squads

One of the key matches to decide the location of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League Minor Premiership will take place this weekend in Port Moresby, with eight-time champions Hekari United playing host to five-time reigning champions Lae City. With the news that Raymond Gunemba and Nigel Dabinyaba are free to play for HekariContinue reading “Weekend Preview: Hekari and Lae to Clash with Full-Strength Squads”

Dabinyaba and Gunemba finally cleared to play for Hekari United

The soap opera is over! Nigel Dabinyaba and Raymond Gunemba are finally cleared to play for Hekari United after facing lots of trouble with their former club Lae City FC. According to National Soccer League (NSL) Manager Dimirit Mileng, the league’s secretariat has ruled that the players are a liberty to transfer to their newContinue reading “Dabinyaba and Gunemba finally cleared to play for Hekari United”