Kano Pillars extended their unbeaten record in the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2022, which is currently taking place at the Package B, Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.
The reigning champions were practically faultless as they overcame Confluence 40-29 to maintain their lead in the men’s league table with 21 points.
Safety Shooters also have 21 points howbeit with a lesser goal difference as they defeated Benue Buffaloes 34-26 while Police Machine and Lagos Seasider Boys played out a pulsating 31-31 draw.
Niger United came back to winning ways as they defeated De Defenders 34-19 to remain as third in the table while Rima Strikers edged out Tojemarine with a slim 31-30 victory.
Owena Kings got a full winning point as they walked over Kada Stars.
It will be noted that in the Day 6, Seasider Boys of Lagos and Bendel Dynamos got big wins.
Seasider Boys got a vital boost as they emphatically defeated Owena Kings 43-28; a win that took them to 4th on the log with 14 points while a determined Rima Strikers won Benue Buffaloes 29-25
Other matches in the Male Category saw Confluence Stars defeat Police Machine 36-25 while Safety Shooters walked won the Abuja derby as they defeated city rival De Defender 28-26; a win that puts them at par with leaders Kano Pillars with same points, albeit with less goal difference.
Niger United unfortunately dropped massive points as they lost to Kano Pillars 33-28 in clearly the match of the day while Tojemarine walked over Kada Stars earning ten goals and full winning point .
In the Women Category Bendel Dynamos were not smiling as they did their business with absolute panache, defeating Benue Queens 36-21 while Rima Strikers defeated Defender Babes 25-22.
Seasider Babes got a vital winning as they defeated former champion Plateau Peacocks 24-22.