Hekari United registers six straight wins

first_imgHekari remain undefeated after beating Gigira Laitepo United FC in round six of NSL at Bisini Soccer Grounds, Port Moresby today.It was a replay of round one when the two teams first met with Hekari claiming victory 4-2.Hekari wasted no time scoring eight minutes into the game through striker Papalau Awele.  Upaiga extended the lead 23 minutes later, scoring an easy goal from in front of the goal mouth, 2-0.Gigira struggled to score but was fortunate to be given a penalty a minute to half time after Hekari’s goal keeper knocked down a Gigira player in front of the goal mouth. Gigira took the chance and scored its first goal from a penalty shootout through Ian Yanum to take the score up to 2-1 at half time.In the second half, Hekari bounced back to score through a wonderful goal from Wira Wama in the 66th minute, taking the score to 3-1.Upaiga scored his second goal to make it 4-1 six minutes later again in front of the goal mouth.Pressure started to build towards the end of the match as Hekari lost control of the ball, allowing Moses Arisib to score for Gigira six minutes later,  with the score becoming  4-2.Hekari beefed up their defence when backs Tekeita Reniueru and Otto Kusunan prevented any more goals till full time.In other results, PKA Rapatona FC defeated Erema Gulf FC 3-1 and FC Port Moresby thrashed Huawei PS United FC 6-0.For the northern conference, Madang FC thrashed Besta PNG United FC 3-0 while Welgris Morobe United drew with Admiralty FC 1-1 at the Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium in Lae.Up in Goroka, the home team lost to champions Lae City Dwellers 4-0 at the National Sports Institute.last_img read more