Day two of the first phase of the 2019 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League carried on in much the same fashion as day one with Kano Pillars earning a second straight win in the tournament with a 29-21 victory over COAS Shooters while De Defenders dug deep to score a narrow 29-24 win over Kada Stars in the men’s category at the Velodrome in the National Stadium, Abuja.
Also on day two, Bornu Spiders earned a first win with a 33-29 victory over Sokoto Rima while defending champions Niger United, bounced back from suffering a walk over on the opening day to record an emphatic 41-20 victory over Plateau Vipers.
Lagos Seasiders shook off their day one loss to defeat Prison Key Boys 42-31 while Safety Shooters inflicted a second consecutive defeat on Owena Kings with an easy 42-31 victory.
In the women category, Seasiders Babes of Lagos brushed aside Akure’s Owena Queens 41-21 victory while defending champions Plateau Peacocks finally got their title defence going after a draw on day one by defeating Defender Babes 27-20.
Edo Dynamos defeated Desert Queens 36-19 in the last game in the women’s category on day two.
DAY 2 RESULTS 2019 PRUDENT ENERGY HANDBALL PREMIER LEAGUE
Kano Pillars 29 v 21 COAS Shooters
De Defenders 29 v 24 Kada Stars
Seasiders Babes 41 v 21 Owena Queens
Plateau Peacocks 27 v 20 Defenders Babes
Borno Spiders 33 v 29 Sokoto Rima
Niger United 41 v 20 Plateau Vipers
Lagos Seasiders 42 v 31 Prison Key Boys
Safety Shooters 46-26 Owena Kings
Edo Dynamos 36-19 Desert Queens
MATCH DAY 3 FIXTURES
SEASIDER BABES vs SAFETY BABES
SOKOTO RIMA vs NIGER UNITED
COAS SHOOTERS vs OWENA KINGS
PRISON KEYS BOYS vs PLATEAU VIPERS
OWENA QUEENS vs DEFENDERS BABES
DESERT QUEENS vs PLATEAU PEACOCKS
EDO DYNAMOS vs KADA QUEENS
ABIA VALIANTS vs IMO GRASSHOPPERS
KANO PILLARS vs BORNO SPIDERS
KADA STARS vs SAFETY SHOOTERS
DE DEFENDERS vs LAGOS SEASIDERS
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