Adorable Angels produced an entertaining display of handball to stop the progression of defending champions Safety Shooters on Matchday 6 of the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2020.
In a dramatic match decided on the outdoor handball court at the MKO Abiola National Stadium on Friday, Adorable Angels played out a 31-31draw with co-leaders Safety Shooters.
In other matches in the women’s category, Defender Babes comfortably defeated Desert Queens 32-19 while Kada Queens stunned former champions Plateau Peacocks 27-18.
Joint leaders Edo Dynamos defeated Benue Queens 30-27 and Seasiders Babes led the standings on Matchday 5 dropped down to 6th after they were soundly defeated by Imo Grasshoppers 31-21.
In the men’s category, Lagos Seasiders defeated Delta Force 30-25 while Safety Shooters outshot COAS Shooters 34-22 and defending champions Kano Pillars annihilated Kada Stars 36-22.
In other games, Borno Spiders edged Plateau Vipers 23-22, Rima Strikers, buoyed by the presence of the Sokoto State Commissioner for Sports Bashiru Usman Gorau, ensured Niger United remained without a win with a 24-21 victory while an enterprising Confluence Stars defeated De Defenders 21-18
Match Day 7 Results
Desert Queens 19-32 Defender Babes
Plateau Peacocks 18-27 Kada Queens
Benue Queens 27-30 Edo Dynamos
Seasider Babes 21-31 Imo Grasshoppers
Safety Babes 31-31 Adorable Angels
Lagos Seasiders 30-25 Delta Force
Safety Shooters 34-22 COAS Shooters
Kano Pillars 36-22 Kada Stars
Plateau Vipers 22-23 Borno Spiders
Rima Strikers 24-21 Niger United
Confluence Stars 21-18 D:Defenders