Champions Kano Pillars continued their comeback by defeating Edo Dynamos 37-30 in the Aldoba Handball Premier League currently being held in Lagos.
Pillars looked to be on the decline in the league, but continued to win and move up the table.
Kano Pillars’ approach in Monday’s match was direct and they seized the opportunity to record a win. Pillars coach Solomon Yola said the win would improve their chances of finishing in the top three when the league ends on Saturday.
He said: “It was difficult because we threw away games that we should have won. Monday’s win was a good win for us and will help move us up the table.
“We are also in the midst of rebuilding the team, but that is not the reason why we lost our way at the beginning of the season. Our desire is to win every game we play, but this season it is not going well,” he said. added.
In the girls division, the Plateau Peacocks defeated Lima Queens 20-14. The game was very close, but it was the Peacocks who took advantage of their chances.
In another match, Bayelsa Queens lost 30-35 to Seasiders Babes of Lagos. Although the Lagos team was better, they faced stiff opposition from the Yenegoan side. However, the Lagos women’s team did enough to win this match.
The top-ranked Safety Babes also defeated Imo Grasshoppers 31-24. The Safety Babes are still undefeated with 14 wins and 1 draw. In another game, Venue Queens lost to the Defender Babes 19-34.
Confluence Stars also defeated Collection Boys 28-23.