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Papua New Guinea national soccer team

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Papua New Guinea
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Kapuls (Cuscus)
AssociationPapua New Guinea Football Association
ConfederationOFC (Oceania)
Head coachFlemming Serritslev
CaptainMichael Foster
Most capsMichael Foster (23)
Reggie Davani
Top scorerReggie Davani (15)
Home stadiumHubert Murray Stadium
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 158 Increase 1 (22 December 2022)[1]
Highest153 (June 2017)
Lowest206 (October–November 2015)
First international
 Fiji 3–1 Papua New Guinea
(Suva, Fiji; 29 August 1963)[2]
Biggest win
 Papua New Guinea 20–0 American Samoa 
(Nouméa, New Caledonia; 15 December 1987)
 Niue 0–19 Papua New Guinea 
(Apia, Western Samoa;22 August 1983)
Biggest defeat
 Australia 11–2 Papua New Guinea 
(Nouméa, New Caledonia; 26 February 1980)
OFC Nations Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1980)
Best resultRunners-up, 2016

The Papua New Guinea national soccer team represents Papua New Guinea in international men's soccer.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 22 December 2022. Retrieved 22 December 2022.
  2. "Papua New Guinea International Matches".
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.