Handball: Kano Pillars secure maiden win in Phase 2 at the Ardova Premier League

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Handball: Kano Pillars secure maiden win in Phase 2 at the Ardova Premier League

Izuchukwu Akawor 23:11 - 17.11.2023

It was a huge relief for Kano Pillars as they got off the mark in the Ardova Handball Premier League.

Kano Pillars got their first win of the second phase of the Ardova Handball Premier League 2023 after they defeated Benue Buffaloes in the men's category on Friday.

The defending champion, who have had a torrid time this season, returned to winning ways as they comfortably beat Benue Buffaloes 33-24 while Tojemarine Academy of Lagos extended their good form as they defeated Correction Boys 29-22.

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Elsewhere in the Premier League, Seasider Boys of Lagos struggled to defeat Confluence Stars 24-22 while Safety Shooters eased past Police Machine 29-19.

League leaders, Niger United ruthlessly thrashed  Bendel Dynamos 36-17, with D. Defenders getting a vital 25-22 victory over Rima Strikers.

Action from the Men's Ardova Handball Premier League. (Photo Credit: Ardova)

In the female category, defending champion Safety Babes remained unbeaten this season after they defeated Seasider Babes of Lagos 36-24 while Plateau Peacocks defeated Defender Babes 21-20.

Bendel Dynamos beat Bayelsa Queens 30-24 and Rima Queens had the highest win of match day three as they earned a comfortable 42-28 victory over Benue Queens.

Ardova Handball Premier League, Women's category. (Photo Credit: Ardova)

The other game of the day saw Delta Queens pull off the shock of the match day following a 29-26 win over Imo Grasshoppers.

Men's Results

  1. Correction Boys--Tojemarine Academy 22--29
  2. Lagos Seasiders--Confluence Stars 24--22
  3. Police Machine--Safety Shooters 19--29
  4. Benue Buffaloes--Kano Pillars 24--33
  5. Bendel Dynamos--Niger United 17--36
  6.  D:Defenders--Rima Strikers 25--22.

Women's Results

  1. Defender Babes--Plateau Peacocks 20--21
  2. Bayelsa Queens--Bendel Dynamos 24--30
  3. Rima Queens--Benue Queens 42--28
  4. Delta Queens--Imo Grasshoppers 29--26
  5. Seasider Babes--Safety Babes 24--36

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