Youth from Fairfax Volleyball Association, cleaned the Beach volleyball courts at Ela Beach, which have been neglected.
Armed with tools, the youth managed to plough through the thick sand to ensure the surface is smooth, before the competition kicks off next weekend.
Due to lack of support from the government, beach volleyball hasn’t progressed, despite Papua New Guinea winning gold in the 2015 Pacific Games.
He says, the plan for 2017 will be to focus not so much on indoor volleyball but rather give priority to beach volleyball, as more competitions are expected this year.
Identifying talents will be a key area for beach volley, especially to identify a junior side to represent PNG.
The other side of the beach volley courts will be cleaned next week so that teams and individuals willing to take part in organised competition can register.