In their first match in the Battle of the Sexes, the Maleos went down to the All Stars 30-29.
The PNG Maleos came close to causing an upset in their second match losing by just four points to the PNG Pepes with a 48-44 score line.
"In the first match, the All Stars were made up expatriates or ex Pepes players.
"I was a bit disappointed that they beat us, but it was still a good match.
"The whole idea for me from today from a development point of view was to see where we need to move, what direction we need to go and where we need to focus on."