Favourites Imo Grasshoppers were at their efficient best on Day 1 of the 2018 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League after they blew away Katsina Queens in their first match in the women’s category.
Grasshoppers easily won their opponents Katsina Queens 37-10 to further highlight their ‘favourites’ tag.
In the men’s category, one of the favourites Lagos Islanders defeated Borno Spiders 30-20 to start the league with a win.
The league involves 22 teams (12 in the men’s category and 10 in the women’s category) and it will run from April 27 to May 7.
Borno Spiders 20-30 Lagos Seasiders
Plateau Vipers 23-30 Kada Stars
Owena Kings 23-47 Niger United
D-Defenders 30-20 Sokoto Rima
COAS Shooters 27-33 Kano Pillars
Imo Grasshoppers 37-10 Katsina Queens
Owena Queens 13-33 Edo Dynamos
Seasider Babes 22-32 Plateau Peacocks
Abia Valiants 24-39 Safety Babes