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, 2014.

Current squad[edit]

Squad for 2014–15 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 Joe
3 Solomon Islands DF Emmanuel Poila
4 Republic of Ireland DF Cormac Tinney
5 Solomon Islands DF Hadisi Aengari
6 Papua New Guinea FW Emmanuel Airem
7 Solomon Islands MF Alick Maemae
8 Solomon Islands FW Nicholas Muri
9 Solomon Islands FW Dennis Ifunaoa
10 Solomon Islands FW Tutizama Tanito
11 Solomon Islands FW Joachim Waroi
12 Papua New Guinea MF David Muta
13 Papua New Guinea FW Tommy Semmy
No. Position Player
14 Papua New Guinea MF Emmanuel Simon
15 Papua New Guinea DF Kila Iaravai
16 Fiji MF Pita Bolatoga
17 Papua New Guinea FW Kema Jack
19 Papua New Guinea DF Koriak Upaiga
20 Papua New Guinea GK Ishmael Pole
21 Vanuatu MF Barry Mansale
22 Fiji GK Beniaminio Mateinaqara
23 Papua New Guinea DF Jeremy Yasasa
24 Papua New Guinea MF Tonga Esira
26 Papua New Guinea DF Isaac Torot


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
2013–14: 4th in Group C

List Of Coaches[edit]

  • Jerry Allen


  1. ^ Papua New Guinea 2006 – RSSSF
  2. ^ Papua New Guinea 2007 – RSSSF
  3. ^ Hekari United Official Team List from