Papua New Guinea National Soccer League

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Country Papua New Guinea
Confederation OFC
Founded 2006
Divisions 1
Number of teams 12
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to PNG Club Championship
League cup(s) Championship Series
International cup(s) Champions League
Current champions Lae City Dwellers FC
Most championships Hekari United FC (8 titles)
2017 PNG National Soccer League

The City Pharmacy National Soccer League[1] is the top division of the football in Papua New Guinea. It is a nationwide 12 team semi-professional league and was formed in 2006.

It has replaced the Papua New Guinea Overall Championship (PNGOC) as the country's major soccer competition. In the 2014 season there are 10 teams. The two teams placed 9th and 10th will be relegated to the Papua New Guinea Club Championship.


These are the teams for the 2015–16 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League.

Northern Zone[edit]

Southern Zone[edit]

(*) Papua New Guinea national U-20 team

Previous winners[edit]

Previous winners are:[2]

Season Winner Score Runner-up
2006 Hekari United 2–0 Gelle Hills United
2007–08 Hekari United 3–2 Gelle Hills United
2008–09 Hekari United w/o Moresby Casino Hotel
2009–10 Hekari United 5–0 Gigira Laitepo Morobe
2010–11 Hekari United 4–0 Eastern Stars
2011–12 Hekari United 3–0 Eastern Stars
2013 Hekari United 3–0 FC Port Moresby
2014 Hekari United 3–0dagger Lae City Dwellers
2015 Lae City Dwellers 4–1 Madang Fox
2015–16 Lae City Dwellers 2–0 Hekari United


  • dagger Match abandoned after 70 minutes.


Performance by club[edit]

Club Winners Runners-up Winning years Runner-up years
Hekari United FC 8 1 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013, 2014 2016
Lae City Dwellers FC 2 1 2015, 2016 2014
Gelle Hills United 2 2006–07, 2007–08
Eastern Stars FC 2 2010–11, 2011–12
Moresby Casino Hotel FC double-dagger 1 2008–09
Gigira Laitepo United FC 1 2009–10
FC Port Moresby 1 2013
Madang Fox 1 2015


  • double-dagger Runner-up as Rapatona FC Tigers.


  1. ^ City Pharmacy National Football League at Weltfussballarchiv
  2. ^; Papua New Guinea – List of Champions

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