2022 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League: Kano Pillars, Safety Shooters Remain Dominant
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By Amaechi Agbo
Defending champions, Kano Pillars of Kano and the title contenders, Safety Shooters of Abuja have continued their dominant displaying in the ongoing 2022 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League season in Abuja.
The first phase of the season is ongoing at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja Package B.
Pillars, winners in the last edition, continued to dictate the pace on the log after the walked over Kada Stars of Kaduna state who have not shown up in the league. They remain undefeated in 8 matches and are yet to drop a single point in the league
On their part, winners in 2022 season, Safety Shooters have continued to mount intense pressure and knock on the doors of the defending champions as they have also remained consistent in churning out great performances after winning eight out if Eight matches.
The Abuja based club on Monday triumphed over stubborn Rima Strikers in a 25-20 goal thriller.
Kano Pillars and Safety Shooters are currently toping the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League table with 24 points from 8 matches but the Centre of Commerce state, Kano are setting the pace.
In other results of matchday 8 played on Monday, in the male category, Benue Buffaloes defeated Police Machine of Lagos 16-17 while Owena Kings poor run in the league continued with a 27-35 loss to D-Defenders of Abuja
In the female category, Benue Queens produced a superlative performance to steal the win off dogged Plateau Peacocks in a 23-21 thrilling encounter.
Rima Queens who recorded an impressive upset on Sunday continued their great display with a hard-earned 24-23 win over Kwara State based Adorable Angels.
Defenders Babes of Abuja Shaked off their Sunday defeat against Rima Queens as they defeated Seasiders Babes of Lagos 36-27. While Bendel Dynamos walked over Kada Queens of Kaduna
Meanwhile, in matchday 7 on Sunday Kano Pillars continued their stellar performance with a perfect win to extend their unbeaten run in the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2022 day 7.
The defending champion were nearly perfect as they defeated Confluence 40-29 which ensured they continue to lead the men category 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.