Imo Grasshoppers, D Defenders and Defenders Babes got very significant wins on Wednesday at the Prudent Energy Handball League holding at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Complex, Rowe Park in Lagos, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports.
It was respected Grasshoppers who had a revenge on Seasiders who defeated them during the first phase of the League, with a 30 to 24 victory. The win boosted their chances of winning a medal when the championship ends on Saturday.
Grasshoppers’ Emeribe Melody got a red card for impeding a scoring opportunity by the Seasiders. But the setback did not affect the Owerri girls’ concentration as they rallied to beat their rivals in a tough contest. In the current fixtures, Kada Queens were to take on Seasiders Babes, Grasshoppers against Owena Queens, while COAS Shooters battle Prison Key Boys.
Plateau Vipers will meet Niger United, Edo Dynamos will battle with Plateau Peacocks, while Kada Stars will lock horns with Sokoto Rima. In other games, Desert Queens will take on Abia Valiants, Defender Babes will clash with Safety Babes, Owena Queens will take on Kano Pillars, while Defender Babes have a date with Lagos Seasiders.
The competition which began a fortnight ago is billed to end on Saturday.
DAY 10 FIXTURES (WOMEN)
SAFETY BABES VS DESERT QUEENS
SEASIDERS BABES VS EDO DYNAMOS
ABIA VALIANTS VS PLATEAU PEACOCKS
OWENA QUEENS VS KADA QUEENS
IMO GRASSHOPPERS VS DEFENDER BABES