Home games for new teams

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The National, Friday, May 13, 2011

ROUND two of the Digicel Cup sees Port Moresby hosting two matches with Gulf Isapeas taking on Simbu Warriors tomorrow at Lloyd Robson Oval and Hela Wigmen play Mt Hagen Eagles on Sunday.
For the Wigmen and Isapeas, this will represent the first official homes games for the new season.
It will be a clash of the titans when Eagles flex their considerable might against an equally talented Wigmen as both sides pack an array of national representative.
The Eagles will back their stars in  Francis Ray, Simon Young and five-eighth Dion Aiye to deliver another measured performance after securing a win in the notoriously difficult  Engan capital.
A financially-boosted Warriors will look to notch their first win of the season against the capable Isapeas.
With the recent passing of leading supporter in Kundiawa-Gembogl MP Joe Mek Teine, the Warriors have added motivation to play well.
Meanwhile, Isapeas managenment are set to introduce new initiatives to make a day at the football an all-round secure entertainment experience for fans. In the other games, Mendi Muruks take on Goroka Lahanis in Goroka while the Enga Mioks play Lae  Tigers in Lae.
Port Moresby Vipers face  Rabaul Gurias in Kokopo.