Papua New Guinea football

PNG ticking off more milestones

A late developer even by Oceania standards, the nation first came to the attention of many in 2010 as Port Moresby side Hekari United broke New Zealand’s dominance in the OFC Champions League, reaching the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup in the process. Five years later came a medal at the Pacific Games – a feat achieved by the nation’s U-23 side.