Brazilian duo leave Hekari United

Hekari United will not count on Brazilian players Erick Joe and Vinícius Reis when 2019-20 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League resumes as both players are set to leave the team. According to reliable sources both players are already on their way back to Brazil and they are not going to play for Hekari anymore.Continue reading “Brazilian duo leave Hekari United”

Vinicius Reis and Erick Joe to Leave Hekari United

Hekari United’s Brazilian imports, midfielder Vinicius Reis and defender Erick Joe, are set to leave Hekari United in the coming days, according to reports from the club. It is unclear as to why the pair are leaving, but the most likely explanation is that they wish to return home to their families during this uncertainContinue reading “Vinicius Reis and Erick Joe to Leave Hekari United”

Wrong choices made Hekari pay a huge price at OFC Champions League

The eight-time Papua New Guinea national champions squandered a big chance to cause a huge impact in 2020: Hekari United, after a four-year absence from the most important club football tournament of Oceania, had the opportunity to host their group in this year’s OFC Champions League. The team commanded by Jerry Allen, was the onlyContinue reading “Wrong choices made Hekari pay a huge price at OFC Champions League”

Vitiaz capitalise on Hekari-Lae stalemate as Round 1 of NSL comes to a close

On the weekend in which the most anticipated clash of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League season between eight-time champions Hekari United and five-time reigning champions Lae City took place, the real winners of the weekend were third-placed Vitiaz United, who closed the gap on the top two with a win against Morobe WawensContinue reading “Vitiaz capitalise on Hekari-Lae stalemate as Round 1 of NSL comes to a close”

Hekari absentees expose lack of depth as Hienghène title defence on the brink

On Wednesday afternoon, Hekari United and Hienghène Sport played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in Port Moresby in Group A of the OFC Champions League, a result which doesn’t really help either side but does keep both in slight contention to qualify for the knockout stages this coming Saturday. But neither side will be particularlyContinue reading “Hekari absentees expose lack of depth as Hienghène title defence on the brink”

Suburbs good but not great against tactically questionable Hekari

In what has been almost universally agreed to have been the best match of the 2020 OFC Champions League so far, New Zealand’s debutants Eastern Suburbs defeated former champions Hekari United 2-1 at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in a match which saw positives and negatives, as well asContinue reading “Suburbs good but not great against tactically questionable Hekari”

Which foreign players will Hekari use in OFC Champions League?

Hekari United is set to represent Papua New Guinea once again at OFC Champions League; the powerhouse that already won once the most important club tournament of the region will have the unique opportunity to play the Group A of the next edition at Port Moresby, where the club is based. Hekari is currently toppingContinue reading “Which foreign players will Hekari use in OFC Champions League?”

Minor injury prevented Vinicius from debuting for Hekari United

The Brazilian midfielder Vinicius Reis was not able to take the pitch for Hekari United since he signed for the club. It was known both Brazilians Erick Joe and Vinicius had initial problems to be registered by Hekari United in PNGFA. With the problems cleared, the players received the greenlight to debut for his newContinue reading “Minor injury prevented Vinicius from debuting for Hekari United”