Defending Champion Kano Pillars Fall On Match Day 2 Of Handball Premier League 2020

A photo of players in action during the game. Picture Courtesy: Handball Federation of Nigeria


Defending Champions of the Handball Premier League in Nigeria, Kano Pillars have been given reality shock after suffering a defeat from high flying Safety Shooters at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

The Kano based team did everything they could to avoid defeat but could not contain the superior power of Safety Shooters who edged a 20-19 victory.

In other matches played in the men’s category, COAS Shooters showed some class in beating Niger United 30-28 while De Defenders did not struggle to defeat Kada Stars 26-20.

Another interesting encounter from matchday 2 was between Plateau Vipers and Delta Force. The team got maximum points with a narrow 21-20 victory over their opponents from Jos.

In the women’s category, defending champions, Safety Babes recorded their first win of the campaign with a 21-20 victory over Imo Grasshoppers while Edo Dynamos defeated Defender Babes 25-22.

Seasiders Babes got the best of their match Benue Queens with a 34-31 win while Kada Queens crushed Desert Queens 31-16 to conclude matchday 2 action.

Match Day 2 Results


Imo Grasshoppers 20 Safety Babes 21

Edo Dynamos 25 Defender Babes 22

Seasider Babes 34 Benue Queens 31

Desert Queens 16 Kada Queens 31


COAS Shooters 30 Niger United 28

De Defenders 26 Kada Stars 20

Plateau Vipers 20 Delta Force 21

Lagos Seasiders 26 Confluence Stars 23

Safety Shooters 20 Kano Pillars 19

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