Yagi Yasasa: a new football star in Papua New Guinea

After a breathtaking final match, the 2019-20 PNG National Soccer League came to an end in Papua New Guinea. It was a very interesting season as Vitiaz United almost broke Lae City’s hegemony in the championship, while FC Bougainville, Gulf Komara and Tusbab Stallions starred an incredible fight for a spot in the semi-finals. ItContinue reading “Yagi Yasasa: a new football star in Papua New Guinea”

Vitiaz Stun Hekari on Penalties While Lae Edge Past Valiant Gulf Komara

The semi-finals of the Papua New Guinea National Soccer League were matches of exceptionally high quality and drama, proving that once these four sides step up their game when it really matters, they are capable of producing hugely entertaining and high-quality football. It was a dramatic weekend with red cards, late goals, plucky underdogs, andContinue reading “Vitiaz Stun Hekari on Penalties While Lae Edge Past Valiant Gulf Komara”

VIDEO: Yagi Yasasa scores a stunning winner vs Gulf Komara

This weekend, Vitiaz United struggled to overcome a resilient Gulf Komara side at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. That was, until Yagi Yasasa scored a fantastic goal to break the deadlock in the 88th minute. The midfielder dribbled past three defenders before hammering the ball into the roof of the net, andContinue reading “VIDEO: Yagi Yasasa scores a stunning winner vs Gulf Komara”

Lae hit Star Mountain for six but solid Hekari march on

In another exciting weekend of action, Papua New Guinea National Soccer League champions Lae City demonstrated why they are a force to be reckoned with after a 6-1 victory over bottom-of-the-league Star Mountain, but leaders Hekari maintained their excellent defensive record with a 2-0 victory over last-year’s semi-finalists Morobe United. In fact, it was aContinue reading “Lae hit Star Mountain for six but solid Hekari march on”