The ‘big bird’ steadily glided onto the tarmac, as waiting supporters and fans braved the sun to catch a glimpse of their heroes.
The players were the last to leave the plane after all the passengers on board disembarked.
After going through the formalities and customs clearance, the Hunters led by Skipper and captain Ase Boas walked out with the trophy to the waiting fans.
It was a mixture of feelings as they were received by Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, and the other leaders at the Airport ceremonial venue.
The crowds were wild with excitement as they cheered for the Hunters, many even shed tears of joy.
Once settled, Captain Ase Boas, thanked their supporters and dedicated their win to the 8 million people in the country.
The Hunters were then taken for a motorcade around the city.