Title holders Kano Pillars earned their first win of the second phase of the Ardova Handball Premier League 2023 in Lagos.
Kano Pillars dispatched Benue Buffaloes 33-24 to stay fifth in the men’s standing.
Lagos Tojemarine Academy continued in their good form as they defeated Correction Boys 29-22.
Lagos Seasider Boys struggled to defeat Confluence Stars 24-22 while Safety Shooters eased past Police Machine 29-19.
League leaders, Niger United outscored bottom-placed Bendel Dynamos 36-17 as De Defenders secured a vital 25-22 victory over Sokoto Rima Strikers.
In the women’s category, defending champions, Safety Babes maintained their winning streak this season with a 36-24 victory over Lagos Seasider Babes.
Plateau Peacocks edged past Defender Babes 21-20 to move to fourth on the table.
Bendel Dynamos defeated Bayelsa Queens 30-24 while Sokoto Rima Queens recorded their highest win after they defeated Benue Queens 42-28.
Delta Queens stunned Imo Grasshoppers 29-26.
Correction Boys 22-29 Tojemarine Academy
Lagos Seasiders 24-22 Confluence Stars
Police Machine 19-29 Safety Shooters
Benue Buffaloes 24-33 Kano Pillars
Bendel Dynamos 17-36 Niger United
De Defenders 25-22 Rima Strikers
Delta Queens 29-26 Imo Grasshoppers
Seasider Babes 24-36 Safety Babes
Defender Babes 20-21Plateau Peacocks
Bayelsa Queens 24-30 Bendel Dynamos
Rima Queens 42-28 Benue Queens