Besta FC were looking to make it two out of two when they arrived in Port Moresby to take on Hekari, with coach Wynton Rufer playing 8 under 19 players.
Kema Jack made a return off the bench to score in the final minute of play to continue Hekari’s unbeaten run in the National Soccer League.
Hekari survived an early scare as BESTA Fc came out firing in their National Soccer league match held at the IPI grounds in Port Moresby.
Besta’s striker Papalau Awele with a well-deserved strike saw them lead early.
And it looked as if they would hold that lead only for Hekari midfielder Neil Hans to draw the scores level ten minutes later.
The second half saw a change in Besta’s tactics as coach Wynton Rufer looked to stem the wave of Hekari assault.
Hekari’s Raymond Gunemba threatening in his role on the right with long time player Kema Jack watching from the bench.
Vagi Koniel was outstanding in goal for the young side as Hekari began to pile on the pressure.
Besta did have their chances to score though
Joshua Talau with a long distance effort 30 metres out.
But Hekari maintained their composure and when coach Jerry Allen decided it was time for Kema Jack to return, he made an immediate impact.
Setting up play almost straight away from the flank.
Tutizama Tanito extended their lead to three one in the dying stages of the match
And fittingly, Kema added one of his own with a minute of normal time left.
Besta Coach Wynton Rufer was happy with his team despite the disappointing loss