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Champions League finals this Saturday

It will be the showdown between the top two teams from the Northern Conference and Southern Conference under the National Premier League.

The third and fourth place playoff will be between Hekari United FC and Markham FC. This match will start at 1pm.

In the main event, the home side Welgris Morobe FC will host Gulf Erema FC in the grand final set for a 3pm kick-off.

Ticket prices are at K5 - adults and K3 for children. The gates on game day will open at 12pm. 

Hekari edge past Sivitatana

It was a goal from striker Archie Kepo in the first half that proved the difference under the scorching conditions of the nation’s capital.

The friendly against the lads from Rigo district was a lead up to the Football Federation PNG/ Mineral Resources Development Company NPL Champions League Playoffs for the Southern Conference, which starts this Friday in Port Moresby.

Welgris Morobe United FC was crowned champion in the Northern Conference after beating Markham FC 3-2 in the final played over the weekend in Lae.

Hekari to play exhibition match in Kokopo

President of Football Federation PNG, John Kapi Natto said that there is raw talent out there which needs to be exposed through FFPNG.

“In our calendar, we have created a Champions League of our own which kicks off in February and the final will be in March.

“So Hekari will be travelling there to Kokopo in March to play the East New Britain selected side or the winning team that won gold at the recent PNG Games.

“This is part of FFPNG promoting football across all waters in the country including East New Britain. I’m very excited about this development.

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Call for action on SABL by 10,000 customary landowners

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About 10,000 post cards signed by concerned customary landowners across the country were delivered today to the Lands Department Office calling for action on the Special Agriculture Business Lease land grab.

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Hekari players come out clear on their stand

In a press conference yesterday in Port Moresby, Muta put it simply that the exodus of the nine Hekari players was to show their grievances over the current administration of football in the country.

“I want to make it clear that we didn’t step down from the national team because our sponsors John and Vonnie Kapi Natto told us to.

“We stepped down because we the players see that something really big is not right in the PNG Football Association (PNGFA).

Kapi Natto: Hekari players withdrawing from Kapuls squad

This comes after the news was made official yesterday of Hekari’s withdrawal from the semi-professional Telikom National Soccer League (NSL) competition.

“As a manager, I have been communicating with them. To be honest with you, they sympathise with us. They said if we can start again, that’s fine. We can build another organisation.

"To be honest with you, the majority of them are withdrawing,” said Kapi Natto.

She said the current PNG Kapuls squad has current and former Hekari players totalling up to 14 players.

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The UOG Acceptance list for 2017

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Loop PNG aims to help parents and guardians all over Papua New Guinea to quickly find out which tertiary institution their children are accepted into.

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Hekari United FC pulls out of NSL competition

This was announced today by Chairman of Hekari, John Kapi Natto.

“Today, Hekari has officially resigned from the NSL,” said Kapi Natto.

Hekari Soccer Association was one of seven associations that were recently suspended by the PNG Football Association.

This was questioned by Kapi Natto who made the decision to withdraw Hekari- the nine-time winners of the NSL title from the semi-professional competition.

He added that Hekari will not take part in the  Oceania Football Confederation Champions League in 2017 in New Caledonia.

Hekari fights to enter semis at OFC challenge

Hekari will take on New Zealand’s Team Wellington at QBE Stadium at 3.30pm (1.30pm PNG time) today for top honours in Group B.

The Papua New Guineans have emerged as one of the most impressive teams of the tournament after brushing aside AS Lössi and Suva with ease.

They sit on top of Group B with a strong 8-1 goal difference and a draw against Team Wellington will guarantee them a spot in the semis, which will start on Wednesday, April 20.

Lae Dwellers suffer defeat against defending champions

Dwellers lost to defending champions Auckland City 2-1 in a close encounter today.

The first half was tough as both teams failed to score which resulted in nil all at half time.

In the second half, the home team was the first to score 1-0 in the 65th minute through Daewok Kim.

Kim pops up to score his second goal of the tournament by tapping in from close range after a goalmouth scramble.

Dwellers leveled the score in the 85th minute through Raymond Gunemba who scored their first goal of the tournament.