2013 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League

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Papua New Guinea National Soccer League
Season 2013
2014

The 2013 Papua New Guinea National Soccer League season was the seventh edition of this competition.

Format[edit]

Eight teams played in the league. For the first stage, they play each other twice, home and away. At the end of the first stage the top four teams advance to a knockout competition, the finalists of which qualify for the 2013–14 OFC Champions League.

First Stage[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Hekari United (C) 14 12 2 0 47 11 +36 38 Qualified for the 2013–14 OFC Champions League Group Stage
2 Besta United PNG 14 8 3 3 27 20 +7 27 Qualified for the Championship Playoff
3 FC Port Moresby 14 7 4 3 32 15 +17 25
4 Gigira Laitepo Morobe Kumuls FC 14 7 2 5 24 20 +4 23
5 NC Civil Works Oro FC 14 4 2 8 10 22 −12 14
6 Eastern Stars FC 14 2 7 5 15 31 −16 13
7 WNB Tavur (R) 14 3 1 10 17 31 −14 10 Relegated to the 2014 PNG Club Championship
8 Welgris Highlanders (R) 14 1 3 10 15 37 −22 6

Source: Weltfussballarchiv
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Championship Playoff[edit]

Semi-finals Final
 Hekari United FC 3  
 Gigira Laitepo Morobe Kumuls FC 0  
 
     Hekari United FC 3
   PAG Port Moresby 0
 Besta United PNG 0
 PAG Port Moresby 2