Abia Valiants have finally managed to win a match at the ongoing Prudent Energy Handball Premier League holding Friday at the National Stadium, Abuja.
The Umuahia team had lost all nine matches prior to Friday’s thrilling 34-25 victory over fellow strugglers Owena Queens 34-25 in the women’s category.
In other matches decided in the women’s side of the draw, Imo Grasshoppers defeated Plateau Peacocks 24-2, while league leaders, Safety Babes dispatched Edo Dynamos 29-24.
De Defenders saw off Bornu Spiders 30-24 in the men’s category while Owena Kings came out tops against Sokoto Rima 33-29 to score a maiden victory at the tournament.
Lagos Seasiders, defeated Army Boys, COAS Shooters 45-32 in a high scoring game while league leaders Kano Pillars, made up for their loss on Matchday 10 with a 29-22 victory over Kada Stars.
MATCHDAY 10 RESULTS
OWENA KINGS 33-29 SOKOTO RIMA
IMO GRASSHOPPERS 24-21 PLATEAU PEACOCKS
SAFETY BABES 29-24 EDO DYNAMOS
DE DEFENDERS 30-24 BORNO SPIDERS
LAGOS SEASIDERS 45-32 COAS SHOOTERS
ABIA VALLIANTS 34-25 OWENA QUEENS
KANO PILLARS 29-22 KADA STARS
MATCHDAY 11 FIXTURES
ABIA VALIANTS vs EDO DYNAMOS
LAGOS SEASIDERS vs OWENA KINGS
BORNO SPIDERS vs NIGER UNITED
PLATEAU PEACOCKS vs KADA QUEENS
OWENA QUEENS vs DESERT QUEENS
SEASIDER BABES vs DEFENDER BABES
IMO GRASSHOPPERS vs SAFETY BABES
COAS SHOOTERS vs PRISON KEY BOYS
KANO PILLARS vs PLATEAU VIPERS
KADA STARS vs SOKOTO RIMA
DE DEFENDERS vs SAFETY SHOOTERS