Joel Khalu says this is remarkable, after seeing the number of participants exceeding the expected number.
The program attracted a lot of participants in just a week, due to it being open to people of all ages.
"We actually had a number of older players comment about the vibe and how they've never been part of a sporting environment like that in PNG before. That feedback was really great to hear," Khalu said.
"To have 319 participants in week one is a huge accomplishment.