PRK Hekari United

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Hekari United FC
Hekari United.svg
Full name Petroleum Resources Kutubu
Hekari United Football Club
Founded 2003
Ground Lloyd Robson Oval
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Ground Capacity 12,000
Manager Solomon Islands Jerry Allen
League Telikom NSL Cup
2013 1st

Hekari United is a semi-professional association football club, based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

They were winners of the 2006 (when named PRK Souths United)[1] and the 2007/2008 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League.[2]

In 2010 Hekari United became the first club to qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010 to be hosted in Abu Dhabi from 8–18 December.

The qualification of Hekari United is historic and represents the first time Papua New Guinea and for that matter any South Pacific Island club not from Australia and New Zealand has been involved in a FIFA club football tournament at any level.


2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013.

Current squad[edit]

Squad for 2013–14 OFC Champions League:[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Papua New Guinea GK Leslie Kalai
2 Papua New Guinea DF Daniel Taylor
3 Vanuatu DF Brian Kaltack
4 Papua New Guinea DF Kila Iaravai
5 Papua New Guinea MF Philadelphia Vela
6 Papua New Guinea MF Niel Hans
7 Papua New Guinea FW Raymond Gunemba
8 Solomon Islands FW Nicholas Muri
9 Papua New Guinea FW Nigel Dabingyaba
11 Solomon Islands FW Joachim Waroi
12 Papua New Guinea MF David Muta
13 Papua New Guinea MF Andrew Marampau
14 Papua New Guinea FW Kulo Kepo
15 Papua New Guinea MF Wilson Kila
16 Fiji DF Pita Bolatoga
No. Position Player
17 Papua New Guinea FW Kema Jack
18 Papua New Guinea MF Eric Komeng
19 Papua New Guinea DF Koriak Upaiga
20 Papua New Guinea GK Godfrey Baniau
21 Fiji FW Tuimasi Manuca
21 Solomon Islands FW Tutizama Tanito
22 Papua New Guinea GK Paul Wiva
23 Papua New Guinea MF Ian Yanum
24 Papua New Guinea DF Tonga Esira
25 Fiji DF Taniela Waqa
26 Australia MF Scott Gannon
27 Vanuatu FW Jean Kaltack
28 Papua New Guinea FW Billson Bullo
29 Papua New Guinea DF Isaac Torot
30 Papua New Guinea GK Ishmael Pole


Position Name
Coach Solomon Islands Jerry Allen
Assistant Solomon Islands Jerry Sam
GK coach Papua New Guinea Paul Isorua
Manager Solomon Islands Vonnie Eteaki
Media Officer Papua New Guinea David Kaseng
PR Officer Papua New Guinea Stanley Khanna
Media Manager Papua New Guinea David Kaseng

Performance in OFC competitions[edit]

Old club logo
Best: Champions in 2009–10
2008–09: 2nd in Group B
2009–10: Champions
2010–11: 4th in Group A
2011–12: 2nd in Group B
2012–13: 3rd in Group A

List Of Coaches[edit]

  • Jerry Allen