Safety Shooters maintained their unbeaten run at the ongoing Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2020 and continued their stay on the top of the men’s table with a ninth straight win on Matchday 12.
Shooters defeated Confluence Stars 29-23 on Wednesday at Indoor Sports Hall of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja to stay on course for a first league title.
In other results in the men’s category, Plateau Vipers remain deep in relegation waters after a 29-33 loss to De Defenders while Niger United climbed out of the drop zone to 9th with their second victory in the tournament, a 34-25 victory over Delta Force.
Rima Strikers are now in the top 4 after they beat COAS Shooters 40-31.
In the women’s category, Safety Babes kept their place on top of the league standings after a 31-26 victory against Seasiders Babes while closest rivals Edo Dynamos are still unbeaten and produced the performance of the day in a come-from-behind 23-22 win over Plateau Peacocks.
Meanwhile, Benue Queens have been relegated to the Division One despite a beautiful but ultimately futile 32-29 victory over Kada Queens.
Matchday 12 Results
Plateau Vipers 29-33 D:Defenders
Confluence Stars 23-29 Safety Shooters
Delta Force 25-34 Niger United
Rima Strikers 40-31 COAS Shooters
Seasider Babes 26-31 Safety Babes
Plateau Peacocks 22-23 Edo Dynamos
Kada Queens 29-32 Benue Queens