It was day nine at the Ardova Handball Premier League with Plateau Peacocks and Seasider Babes the biggest winners of the day.
Plateau Peacocks got the biggest win of Matchday 9 as they defeated Bayelsa Queens, Monday, at the Ardova Handball Premier League 2022 phase 1 in Benin City, Edo State.
Peacocks, the 2018 champion, comfortably tore apart Bayelsa Queens to win 30-15 and maintain their top 4 status in the category league.
Safety Babes continue their dominance of the league as they defeated Delta Force 29-18 while Seasider Babes of Lagos earned a big victory as they defeated 25-16.
Other results in Ardova Handball
Imo Grasshoppers continue to falter which disappointingly as they lost to and enterprising Rima Queens side 29-23 while Defender Babes will remain in the top 3 following their 30-23 over Bendel Dynamos.
In the men category, defending champion Kano Pillars came back to winning ways after defeating De Defenders 28-21 while Safety Shooters earned a comfortable 30-20 victory over Police Machine.
Tojemarine Academy lost their lead of the league after losing to Confluence Stars 30-24 while Niger United now lead the league as they earned a comfortable 28-21 victory.
Lagos Seasider won the hearts of fans as they fought tooth and nail to defeat Rima Strikers with a 31-30 victory while Benue Buffaloes and Correction Boys, who were the giant killers on day 8 of the league, played out an interesting 28-28 draw.
- Benue Queens--Seasider Babes 16-25
- Delta Queens--Safety Babes 18-29
- Bayelsa Queens--Plateau Peacocks 15-30
- Rima Queens--Imo Grasshoppers 29-23
- Bendel Dynamos--Defender Babes 23-30.
- Safety Shooters--Police Machine 30-20
- Tojemarine Academy--Confluence Stars 24-30
- Kano Pillars--D Defenders 28-21
- Bendel Dynamos--Niger United 23-28
- Lagos Seasiders--Rima Strikers 31-30
- Benue Buffaloes--Correction Boys 28-28
06:49 - 02.07.2023
Kano Pillars will begin their title defense when the league begins on Sunday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, Edo State.
09:14 - 30.06.2023
The handball teams will depart the country on Sunday for Sweden in order to compete in the 2023 Partille Cup, a significant competition they aspire to win.
10:45 - 28.06.2023
BEACH HANDBALL: Victor Nyongesa highlights positive take outs despite missing out on podium bracket at Africa Beach Games
The men’s team finished fifth overall after a straight-sets win over Mali and despite that, Nyongesa is proud of the improvement the team has made.
19:00 - 26.06.2023
The East Africans run hosts Tunisia close in the final before losing out on shootouts as their male counterparts finished fifth.
19:40 - 25.06.2023
While the women's team revels in their success, the men's team suffered a defeat in their second match of the three-team pool.
16:00 - 24.06.2023
Kenya come from 8-0 down at the start of the first set to win the game.
09:30 - 24.06.2023
The sprint rowers will be the first Kenyans to compete before the men's and women’s handball teams take to the sand.
22:26 - 23.06.2023
The National Handball Premier League will now be known as the Ardova Handball Premier League following the unveiling of the Ardova PLC as the sponsor of the top-tier handball league.
19:19 - 19.06.2023
Coach Titus Kesekwa is counting on the experience of his side having worked on most of their weaknesses ahead of the June 23-30 tournament.