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