Imo Grasshopper wins big at handball league




Despite the heavy downpour, matchday 4 of the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League final phase at Rowe Park Sports Center, Yaba, Lagos went unaffected.

In the women category. Imo Grasshoppers inspired by Adaobi Okoro’s man of the match performance comfortably defeated Desert Queens 32-16 while defending champion Plateau Peacocks defeated Seasider Babes 26-20.

Leaders, Safety Babes overcame Owena Babes with a 34-17 victory while Kada Queens defeated Abia Valliants 36-23 .

Edo Dynamos left it late but eventually saw off Defender Babes with a 29-28 victory while Ghana Police inflicted another defeat Desert Queens with an emphatic 29-14 victory. The match result though does not have a bearing on the league standing.

In the men category, De Defender had to dig deep to defeat Sokoto Rima 28-27 while defending champion Niger United comfortably defeated Owena Kings 47-29.

Safety Shooters defeated Borno Spiders 39-26 while COAS Shooters struggled but eventually shot down Kada Stars with a slim 29-28 victory.

League leaders Kano Pillars comfortably saw off Prison Key Boys with a 27-14 victory while Lagos Seasiders defeated Plateau Vipers 25-22.

Mudashiru Abdumajeed of De Defenders and Hope Sunday of Plateau Peacocks were voted as Most Valuable Players of the the day for the male and women league respectively.




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