Michaelyne Butubu

Butubu, a player to watch

The 20-year-old spoke passionately afterwards about the sacrifices her family has made for her over the past two years since she left her home in Parerono Village in the Buin District of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, to join the Port Moresby based club.

Playing in the inaugural OFC Women’s Champions League tournament has been a career highlight for Butubu who has seen her football flourish since joining Hekari United FC in 2021.