Hawke's Bay United FC

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Hawke's Bay United
Full nameHawke's Bay United Football Club
Nickname(s)The Bay
GroundBluewater Stadium
Napier, New Zealand
ChairmanColin Stone
CoachBrett Angell
LeagueISPS Handa Premiership
Current season

Hawke's Bay United is an association football club based in Napier, New Zealand. HB United play in the ISPS Handa Premiership – a semi-professional franchise based league, which runs independently of the winter club season. Local winter clubs provide the player pool for each franchise. Their home stadium is Bluewater Stadium.


Former logo of Napier City Soccer

Hawke’s Bay United (HBU) was founded in 2005 under the name of Napier City Soccer, as the summer entity of Central League club Napier City Rovers. In the inaugural NZFC season (2004–05), they finished 5th out of 8. The following season, Napier City Soccer was renamed to their current moniker of "Hawke's Bay United" and changed their kit colour to the Hawke's Bay provincial sporting colours of white and black, as part of an effort to greater represent the greater East Coast instead of just the city of Napier. The rebranded Hawkes Bay United finished last in the season standings.

Current squad[edit]

As of 24 December 2018

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

No. Position Player
1 New Zealand GK Mackenzie Waite
3 England MF Liam Schofield
4 New Zealand DF Cameron Lindsay
6 New Zealand DF Daniel Allan
7 New Zealand MF Cory Chettleburgh
8 Barbados FW Paul Ifill
9 England FW Sam Mason-Smith
10 Japan DF Sho Goto
11 France MF Maxime Oliveri
No. Position Player
12 New Zealand MF Ben Lack
14 New Zealand MF Birhanu Taye
15 New Zealand MF Dilan Nanayakkara
17 New Zealand MF Jordan Lamb
21 New Zealand FW Bjorn Christensen
22 New Zealand MF Karanjit Mandair
21 New Zealand FW Jorge Akers
26 New Zealand GK Alex Britton


Current as of 6 December 2018[1]

Position Name
Manager England Brett Angell[2]
Assistant Manager England Jamie Dunning
BarbadosPaul Ifill
Youth Manager Peru Carlos Paulette
Team Manager New Zealand James Calder
Physiotherapist New Zealand Aaron Shirley
Fitness Coach New Zealand Christopher Treacher
Technical Analyst New Zealand Tim Motu



  1. ^ https://hbunited.co.nz/about-us/
  2. ^ "Brett Angell appointed Head Coach of Hawke's Bay". Hawke's Bay United Football. Retrieved 12 November 2014.

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